Bestsellers

Phil Lesh debuts at No. 1, Sarah Vowell takes second with "Assassination Vacation," and Camille Paglia shows up, all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
April 27, 2005 6:41PM (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. Searching for the Sound by Phil Lesh

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Hardcover, $25.95
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2. Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell

Hardcover, $21.00
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3. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Paperback, $14
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4. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

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

Paperback, $14.95
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6. Break, Blow, Burn by Camille Paglia

Hardcover, $20.00
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7. Garlic and Sapphires by Ruth Reichl

Hardcover, $24.95
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8. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Paperback, $7.99
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9. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Hardcover, $25.95
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10. Saturday by Ian McEwan

Hardcover, $26
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11. On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt

Hardcover, $9.95
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12. R Is for Ricochet by Sue Grafton

Paperback, $7.99
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13. Artemis Foul, Book #4: The Opal Deception by Eoin Colfer

Hardcover, $16.95
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14. Under the Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer

Paperback, $14.95
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15. The Partly Cloudy Patriot by Sarah Vowell

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16. God's Politics by Jim Wallis

Hardcover, $24.95
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17. More Book Lust by Nancy Pearl

Paperback, $16.95
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18. The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman

Hardcover, $27.50
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19. Perfectly Reasonable Deviations From the Beaten Track by Richard Feynman

Hardcover, $26.00
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20. We Thought You Would Be Prettier by Laurie Notaro

Paperback, $12.95
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