Bestsellers

Ruth Reichl debuts at No. 1, "Freakonomics" makes an appearance, and Malcolm Gladwell holds tight with two, all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
April 21, 2005 2:19AM (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. Garlic and Sapphires by Ruth Reichl

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2. God's Politics by Jim Wallis

Hardcover, $24.95
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3. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Paperback, $14
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4. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Hardcover, $25.95
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5. On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt

Hardcover, $9.95
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6. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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7. Saturday by Ian McEwan

Hardcover, $26
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8. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

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

Paperback, $7.99
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10. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Paperback, $14.95
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11. Plan B by Anne Lamott

Hardcover, $24.95
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12. Under the Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer

Paperback, $14.95
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13. Artemis Fowl, Book 4: The Opal Deception by Eoin Colfer

Hardcover, $16.95
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14. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

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

Paperback, $10
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16. Freakonomics by Stephen D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Hardcover, $25.95
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17. The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd

Hardcover, $24.95
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18. Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $16.95
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19. Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell

Paperback, $16.95
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20. Portland Confidential by Phil Stanford

Paperback, $16.95
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