Bestsellers

"Freakonomics" reclaims No. 1, "Guns, Germs, and Steel" returns, and Paul Theroux's latest appears, all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
June 15, 2005 7:04PM (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. 1776 by David McCullough

Hardcover, $32
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3. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Paperback, $14
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4. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Paperback, $14.95
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5. Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk

Hardcover, $24.95
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6. The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman

Hardcover, $27.50
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7. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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8. Long Way Down by Nick Hornby

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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. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Hardcover, $25.95
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12. The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants by Ann Brashares

Paperback, $8.95
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13. The Hallowed Hunt Chalion 3 by Lois McMaster Bujold

Hardcover, $24.95
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14. Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond

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15. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

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

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17. Under the Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer

Paperback, $14.95
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18. Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasen

Paperback, $12.95
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19. Say Cheesy: A Get Fuzzy Collection by Darby Conley

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20. Blinding Light by Paul Theroux

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