Bestsellers

David McCullough's "1776" debuts, Sarah Vowell returns, and "Freakonomics" holds the top spot, all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
June 2, 2005 5:54PM (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. Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

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2. Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk

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

Paperback, $14
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4. 1776 by David McCullough

Hardcover, $32
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5. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Paperback, $14.95
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6. Zorro by Isabel Allende

Hardcover, $25.95
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7. Artemis Foul, Book #4: The Opal Deception by Eoin Colfer

Hardcover, $16.95
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8. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

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9. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Hardcover, $25.95
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10. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Paperback, $7.99
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11. The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman

Hardcover, $27.50
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12. Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell

Hardcover, $21.00
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13. The Taking by Dean Koontz

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

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15. Mr. Paradise by Elmore Leonard

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. On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt

Hardcover, $9.95
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18. We Thought You Would Be Prettier by Laurie Notaro

Paperback, $12.95
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19. 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Portland by Paul Gerald

Paperback, $15.95
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20. Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasen

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