Bestsellers

Harry Potter holds No. 1 (again) and the latest from Stephanie Pearl-McPhee and Lisa See, all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
August 10, 2005 7:57PM (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 & 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
Buy it

3. Agile Web Development With Rails by Dave Thomas

Paperback, $34.95
Buy it

4. The Rule of Four by Ian Caldwell

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

Paperback, $14.95
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6. No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy

Hardcover, $24.95
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7. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

Hardcover, $25.95
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8. Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

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

Hardcover, $25.95
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10. The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman

Hardcover, $27.50
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11. Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $8.99
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12. Under the Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer

Paperback, $14.95
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13. At Knit's End by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

Paperback, $9.95
Buy it

14. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See

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15. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Paperback, $12
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16. Until I Find You by John Irving

Hardcover, $27.95
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17. Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $16.95
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18. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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19. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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20. Don't Think of an Elephant (A Progressive Guide to Action) by George Lakoff

Paperback, $10
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