Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
April 12, 2002 9:46PM (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
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3. Stupid White Men & Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation by Michael Moore

Hardcover, $24.95
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4. Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph Ellis

Paperback, $14
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5. Lord of the Silent by Elizabeth Peters

Paperback, $7.50
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6. A Cup of Light by Nicole Mones

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7. Tell No One by Harlan Coben

Hardcover, $22.95
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8. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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9. Stage Fright on a Summer Night by Mary Pope Osborne

Paperback, $3.99
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10. Death in Holy Orders by P.D James

Paperback, $7.99
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11. A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar

Paperback, $16
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12. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

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13. The Villa by Nora Roberts

Paperback, $7.99
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14. The Verificationist by Donald Antrim

Paperback, $9.60
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15. The Death of Vishnu by Manil Suri

Paperback, $11.16
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16. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

Paperback, $14
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17. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $15.95
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18. Fall on Your Knees by Ann Marie Macdonald

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19. The Bonesetter's Daughter by Amy Tan

Paperback, $7.99
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20. Terrorism and War by Howard Zinn

Paperback, $9.95
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