Bestsellers

Chuck Palahniuk and Malcolm Gladwell claim two spots each, and "The Kite Runner" holds steady at No.1, all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
May 18, 2005 11:40PM (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. Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

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

Hardcover, $9.95
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4. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

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

Paperback, $14.95
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6. Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk

Hardcover, $24.95
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7. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

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8. Portland Hill Walks by Laura O. Foster

Paperback, $19.95
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9. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
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10. The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman

Hardcover, $27.50
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11. Don't Think of an Elephant (A Progressive Guide to Action) by George Lakoff

Paperback, $10
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12. Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them by Al Franken

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13. Garlic and Sapphires by Ruth Reichl

Hardcover, $24.95
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14. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

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

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

Paperback, $12
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17. Saturday by Ian McEwan

Hardcover, $26
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18. Fugitives and Refugees by Chuck Palahniuk

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19. Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell

Hardcover, $21.00
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20. Mountains beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder

Paperback, $14.95
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