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Powell's 50 Books for 50 Years

Type: Preset list created by hipdeep

Description: From a Powells.com email: "We're celebrating Powell's 50th anniversary in our favorite way: with a curated list of 50 essential books that have seen us through the last half-century. These books explore who we've been, who we're becoming, and the better future we hope to build."

Members: 2 participating members (show all)

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1
907 members, 34 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (2), hipdeep (4)

Score: 6.19

2
17,417 members, 336 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (3), hipdeep (15)

Score: 5.07

3
5,490 members, 172 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (7), hipdeep (7)

Score: 4.92

4
11,574 members, 114 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (8), hipdeep (10)

Score: 4.63

5
21,519 members, 430 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (1)

Score: 4

6
4,487 members, 32 reviews
4.6 stars (4.6 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1)

Score: 4

7
21,409 members, 486 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2)

Score: 3.36

8
438 members, 26 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (3)

Score: 3.04

9
1,200 members, 32 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (4)

Score: 2.83

10
10,473 members, 125 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (5)

Score: 2.68

11
3,772 members, 108 reviews
4.43 stars (4.43 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5)

Score: 2.68

12
13,892 members, 414 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (6)

Score: 2.56

13
6,553 members, 80 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (6)

Score: 2.56

14
2,509 members, 55 reviews
4.41 stars (4.41 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (8)

Score: 2.38

15
16,818 members, 305 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (9)

Score: 2.31

16
1,125 members, 49 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (9)

Score: 2.31

17
153 members, 6 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (10)

Score: 2.25

18
172 members, 9 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (11)

Score: 2.2

19
8,624 members, 199 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (12)

Score: 2.15

20
2,429 members, 25 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (13)

Score: 2.11

21
12,212 members, 346 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (14)

Score: 2.07

22
46 members, 1 review
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (16)

Score: 2

23
1,416 members, 77 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (17)

Score: 1.97

24
1,652 members, 31 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (18)

Score: 1.94

25
956 members, 19 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (19)

Score: 1.92

26
1,640 members, 35 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (20)

Score: 1.89

28
740 members, 18 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (22)

Score: 1.85

29
3,003 members, 50 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (23)

Score: 1.83

30
746 members, 32 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (24)

Score: 1.81

31
90 members, 3 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (25)

Score: 1.79

32
2,723 members, 184 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (26)

Score: 1.77

33
5,900 members, 373 reviews
4.47 stars (4.47 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (27)

Score: 1.76

34
5,541 members, 184 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (28)

Score: 1.74

35
10,828 members, 235 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (29)

Score: 1.72

36
2,474 members, 67 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (30)

Score: 1.71

37
707 members, 35 reviews
4.6 stars (4.6 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (31)

Score: 1.7

38
7,037 members, 213 reviews
4.55 stars (4.55 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (32)

Score: 1.68

39
149 members, 5 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (33)

Score: 1.67

40
2,590 members, 46 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (34)

Score: 1.66

41
277 members, 14 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (35)

Score: 1.65

42
1,917 members, 89 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (36)

Score: 1.63

43
788 members, 20 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (37)

Score: 1.62

44
377 members, 21 reviews
4.66 stars (4.66 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (38)

Score: 1.61

45
5,591 members, 130 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (39)

Score: 1.6

46
3,930 members, 209 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (40)

Score: 1.59

47
470 members, 25 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (41)

Score: 1.58

48
227 members, 17 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (42)

Score: 1.57

49
12,392 members, 222 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (43)

Score: 1.56

50
1,414 members, 14 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (44)

Score: 1.55

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About this list

Started by: hipdeep (June 29)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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