Bestsellers

Michael Cunningham's "Specimen Days" debuts, Nick Hornby holds at No. 2, and "The Kite Runner" reclaims No. 1, all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
June 29, 2005 6:40PM (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. A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby

Hardcover, $24.95
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3. Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Hardcover, $25.95
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4. Specimen Days by Michael Cunningham

Hardcover, $25.
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5. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

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

Paperback, $12
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7. 1776 by David McCullough

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8. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

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

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

Paperback, $14.95
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11. Artemis Foul, Book #4: The Opal Deception by Eoin Colfer

Hardcover, $16.95
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12. Second Summer of the Sisterhood by Ann Brashares

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13. On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt

Hardcover, $9.95
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14. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
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15. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Paperback, $7.99
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16. Eleven on Top by Janet Evanovich

Hardcover, $26.95
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17. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Paperback, $14
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18. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares

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19. Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk

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

Paper, $16.95
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