Bestsellers

"The Kite Runner" takes No. 1, Gladwell keeps two titles on the list, and "Saturday" comes in at No. 8, all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
April 13, 2005 9:23PM (UTC)

Book-loving residents of and visitors to the city of Portland, Ore., are already familiar with the legendary labyrinthine charms of Powell's City of Books, the largest store in the world for new and used books. Powells.com, the online equivalent of this bibliophile's paradise, brings the Powell's experience to the Web, including a bestseller list that reflects the eclectic tastes of Powell's customers. Salon.com is pleased to present it here.

1. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

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Paperback, $14
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2. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Hardcover, $25.95
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3. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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4. R Is for Ricochet by Sue Grafton

Paperback, $7.99
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5. On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt

Hardcover, $9.95
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6. One Tough Mother by Gert Boyle

Hardcover, $19.95
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7. God's Politics by Jim Wallis

Hardcover, $24.95
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8. Saturday by Ian McEwan

Hardcover, $26
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9. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Paperback, $14.95
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10. Artemis Foul, Book #4: The Opal Deception by Eoin Colfer

Hardcover, $16.95
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11. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Paperback, $7.99
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12. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Paperback, $12
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13. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

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14. Don't Think of an Elephant (A Progressive Guide to Action) by George Lakoff

Paperback, $10
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15. The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman

Hardcover, $27.50
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16. The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd

Hardcover, $24.95
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17. With No One as Witness by Elizabeth George

Hardcover, $26.95
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18. Portland Confidential by Phil Stanford

Paperback, $16.95
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19. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

Paperback, $14.95
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20. Plan B by Anne Lamott

Hardcover, $24.95
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