Bestsellers

Thomas Moore, Ian McEwan and more in this week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
May 1, 2002 11:22PM (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. Stupid White Men & Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation by Michael Moore

Hardcover, $24.95
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3. A Painted House by John Grisham

Paperback, $7.99
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4. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Paperback, $14.95
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5. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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6. Back When We Were Grownups by Anne Tyler

Paperback, $14.95
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7. The Villa by Nora Roberts

Paperback, $7.99
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8. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

Paperback, $15
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9. Brunelleschi's Dome by Ross King

Paperback, $13
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10. The Soul's Religion by Thomas Moore

Hardcover, $25.95
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11. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

Paperback, $13
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12. Death in Holy Orders by P.D James

Paperback, $7.99
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13. Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph Ellis

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14. The Death of Vishnu by Manil Suri

Paperback, $11.16
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15. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
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16. The Fish's Eye by Ian Frazier

Hardcover, $20
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17. Soul Mountain by Gao Xingjian

Paperback, $15
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18. The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

Hardcover, $24.95
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19. Atonement by Ian McEwan

Hardcover, $26
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20. Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden

Paperback, $7.99
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