Bestsellers

"Harry Potter" takes over at No. 1 (and No. 4 and No. 14), and John Irving debuts at No. 3, all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
July 20, 2005 10:48PM (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. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

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Hardcover, $29.99
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2. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Paperback, $14
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3. Until I Find You by John Irving

Hardcover, $27.95
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4. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

Hardcover, $29.99
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5. Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Hardcover, $25.95
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6. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Paperback, $14.95
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7. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

Hardcover, $25.95
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8. Trace by Patricia Cornwell

Paperback, $7.99
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9. 1776 by David McCullough

Hardcover, $32
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10. The Rule of Four by Ian Caldwell

Paperback, $7.99
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11. Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $16.95
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12. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Paperback, $12.95
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13. Angels and Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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14. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

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15. The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century by Thomas L. Friedman

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

Paperback, $14.95
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17. Don't Think of an Elephant (A Progressive Guide to Action) by George Lakoff

Paperback, $10
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18. The Second Summer of the Sisterhood by Ann Brashares

Hardcover, $15.95
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19. On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt

Hardcover, $9.95
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20. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Paperback, $14
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