is much more than just another online bookstore - it's the greatest bookstore in the world, bar none. Strategic partnerships with distributors and content providers, along with a steady stream of national publicity, have catapulted Powells
, the independent bookseller, to the forefront of the book industry. Tens of thousands of web-surfers visit Powells.com every day to browse among more than a million used books, including many rare and out-of-print editions, as well as a wide selection of new, frontlist titles.
Not content to rest on already impressive laurels, Powells online bookstore is continuously evolving, and you'll often discover handy new features, search tools, and lots of other useful bits and pieces to make your Powells book-buying experience an ever better one. If you're looking for the best book buying experience on the web, then you must be looking for Powells
There's no denying that Powells
has one of the biggest inventories of books available online, just take a look at just a few of the book sections you will find at Powells Book Store:
- Social Science - Psychology, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Folklore & Mythology, Women's Studies
- Language Arts & Disciplines - Foreign Language, Linguistics, Rhetoric, Library & Information Science, Composition & Creative Writing, Grammar
- Computers - Internet, Programming, Operating Systems, Computer Graphics
- Rare & Collectible, Adventure Stories, Picture Books
- House & Home - Antiques & Collectibles, Cooking, Crafts & Hobbies, Gardening, Pets, Do-It-Yourself
- Literature & Fiction - Mystery, Science Fiction
- Family & Relationships - Parenting, Interpersonal Relations, Love & Romance, Marriage, Infants & Toddlers
- Biographies & Memoirs
- Performing Arts - Drama, Music, Film, Theater, Television, Dance
… and many more besides, plus a huge selection of used books and an impressive selection of textbooks too.
From humble storefront beginnings in 1971 on a derelict corner of northwest Portland, Powells Books
has grown into one of the world's great bookstores, with seven locations in the Portland metropolitan area, and one of the book world's most successful dot-coms (www.powells.com
), serving customers worldwide.
distinctive synergy today underpins four full-service bookstores (Powell's City of Books, Powell's at Cascade Plaza, Powell's on Hawthorne, and Powell's at PDX), two specialty stores (Powell's Technical Books and Powell's Books for Cooks & Gardeners), and Powells.com
. [ Source: www.powells.com ]