Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
May 8, 2002 11:00PM (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. The Shelters of Stone by Jean Auel

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Hardcover, $28.95
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2. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Paperback, $13.95
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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. A Painted House by John Grisham

Paperback, $7.99
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5. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
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6. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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7. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

Paperback, $13
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8. Thief of Time by Terry Pratchett

Paperback, $6.99
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9. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Paperback, $14.95
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10. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
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11. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $15.95
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12. Back When We Were Grownups by Anne Tyler

Paperback, $14.95
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13. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

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14. Seabiscuit by Lauren Hillenbrand

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

Paperback, $13
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16. Tell No One by Harlan Coben

Paperback, $6.99
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17. Chosen Prey by John Sandford

Paperback, $7.99
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18. April, 1865: The Month That Saved America by Jay Winik

Paperback, $14.95
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