Bestsellers

"The Kite Runner" reclaims No.1 (again), "Life of Pi" returns, and Malcolm Gladwell holds two spots, all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
June 8, 2005 10:37PM (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. 1776 by David McCullough

Hardcover, $32
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3. Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Hardcover, $25.95
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4. Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk

Hardcover, $24.95
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5. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Paperback, $14.95
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6. The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman

Hardcover, $27.50
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7. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Hardcover, $25.95
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8. Shadow Boxers by John Gattuso

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9. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

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

Hardcover, $16.95
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11. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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12. Zorro by Isabel Allende

Hardcover, $25.95
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13. The Taking by Dean Koontz

Paperback, $7.99
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14. The Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Paperback, $14
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15. The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants by Ann Brashares

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16. Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasen

Paperback, $12.95
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17. Under the Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer

Paperback, $14.95
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18. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
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19. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Paperback, $12
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20. What's the Matter with Kansas? by Thomas Frank

Paperback, $14
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