Bestsellers

"The Kite Runner" holds at No. 1, David McCullough jumps to No. 2, and "The Devil in the White City" returns, all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
July 13, 2005 10:35PM (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. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

Hardcover, $25.95
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4. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Paperback, $12
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5. Trace by Patricia Cornwell

Paperback, $7.99
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6. Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

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. The Rule of Four by Ian Caldwell

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

Hardcover, $27.50
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10. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Hardcover, $25.95
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11. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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12. Second Summer of the Sisterhood by Ann Brashares

Hardcover, $15.95
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13. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

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14. Ten Big Ones by Janet Evanovich

Hardcover, $27.95
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15. A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby

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

Paperback, $14.95
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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. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

Paperback, $14.95
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20. We Thought You Would Be Prettier by Laurie Notaro

Paperback, $12.95
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