Bestsellers

"The Kite Runner" reclaims No. 1, Sue Monk Kidd reappears and Douglas Adams' classic "Hitchhiker's Guide" moves up, all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
May 5, 2005 2:23AM (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. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Paperback, $7.99
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3. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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4. Don't Think of an Elephant (A Progressive Guide to Action) by George Lakoff

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

Paperback, $14.95
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6. On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt

Hardcover, $9.95
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7. Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell

Hardcover, $21.00
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8. The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman

Hardcover, $27.50
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9. Portland Hill Walks by Laura O. Foster

Paperback, $19.95
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10. Eragon by Christopher Paolini

Paperback, $9.95
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11. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Hardcover, $25.95
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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. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

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14. Saturday by Ian McEwan

Hardcover, $26
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15. The Innocent by Harlan Coben

Hardcover, $26.95
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16. Artemis Foul, Book #4: The Opal Deception by Eoin Colfer

Hardcover, $16.95
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17. Blood Struggle by Charles Wilkinson

Hardcover, $26.95
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18. Garlic and Sapphires by Ruth Reichl

Hardcover, $24.95
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19. R Is for Ricochet by Sue Grafton

Paperback, $7.99
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20. The Last Juror by John Grisham

Paperback, $7.99
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