Bestsellers

Harry Potter holds No. 1 and Cormac McCarthy makes the top 10, all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
August 3, 2005 11:44PM (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. The Big Over Easy: A Nursery Crime by Jasper Fforde

Hardcover, $24.95
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4. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

Hardcover, $25.95
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5. No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy

Hardcover, $24.95
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6. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

Hardcover, $29.99
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7. The Rule of Four by Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason

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

Hardcover, $25.95
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9. Trace by Patricia Cornwell

Paperback, $7.99
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10. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Paperback, $14.95
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11. The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century by Thomas L. Friedman

Hardcover, $27.50
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12. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

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13. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $8.99
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14. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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15. How to Rent a Negro by Damali Ayo

Paperback, $14.95
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16. Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond

Paper, $16.95
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17. Until I Find You by John Irving

Hardcover, $27.95
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18. Under the Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer

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

Paperback, $14
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20. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Paperback, $14
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