Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
February 6, 2002 11:54PM (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 new-and-used bookstore in the world. 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. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

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Paperback, $13.95
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2. A Painted House by John Grisham

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it | Listen to an audio clip | Read more on John Grisham

3. Basket Case by Carl Hiaasen

Hardcover, $25.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Carl Hiaasen

4. The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $6.99
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on J.R.R. Tolkien

5. Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it | Read an excerpt | Read more on Mark Bowden

6. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Hear David Sedaris read

7. The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $6.99
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on J.R.R. Tolkien

8. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $6.99
Buy it | Read more on J.R.R. Tolkien

9. The Bonesetter's Daughter by Amy Tan

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it | Read more on Amy Tan

10. Kiln People by David Brin

Hardcover, $25.95
Buy it

11. Harry Potter and the Chamber Of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $6.99
Buy it | Read more on Harry Potter

12. Fall on Your Knees by Ann Marie Macdonald

Paperback, $14
Buy it

13. Brunelleschi's Dome by Ross King

Paperback, $13
Buy it

14. A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar

Paperback, $16
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read an excerpt from "A Beautiful Mind"

15. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

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16. Sometimes a Great Notion by Ken Kesey

Paperback, $14.95
Buy it | Read more on Ken Kesey | Read an interview with Ken Kesey

17. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

Paperback, $15
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18. The Skies of Pern by Anne McCaffrey

Paperback, $5.95
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19. The True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey

Paperback, $14
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Peter Carey

20. Soul Mountain by Gao Xingjian

Paperback, $15
Buy it

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