Bestsellers

Anne Lamott and "Freakonomics" stage comebacks, while Chuck Palahniuk's latest debuts in the top 10, all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
May 12, 2005 12:13AM (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. The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman

Hardcover, $27.50
Buy it

4. Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Hardcover, $25.95
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5. Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk

Hardcover, $24.95
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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 Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Paperback, $14.95
Buy it | Read more about the book

9. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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10. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
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11. Artemis Foul, Book #4: The Opal Deception by Eoin Colfer

Hardcover, $16.95
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12. Garlic and Sapphires by Ruth Reichl

Hardcover, $24.95
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13. The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd

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14. Plan B by Anne Lamott

Hardcover, $24.95
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15. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Paperback, $12
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16. Eragon by Christopher Paolini

Paperback, $9.95
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17. Enemy by Lee Child

Paperback, $7.99
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18. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Hardcover, $25.95
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19. R Is for Ricochet by Sue Grafton

Paperback, $7.99
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20. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Paperback, $14.00
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