Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
May 15, 2002 10:16PM (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. Oh, the Things I Know by Al Franken

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Hardcover, $19.95
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2. The Shelters of Stone by Jean Auel

Hardcover, $28.95
Buy it

3. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Paperback, $13.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more about Eric Schlosser

4. Stupid White Men & Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation by Michael Moore

Hardcover, $24.95
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5. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it | Read Salon's review

6. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

Paperback, $13
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Barbara Ehrenreich

7. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

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

8. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Paperback, $14.95
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9. A Painted House by John Grisham

Paperback, $7.99
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10. Metal Cowboy: Tales From the Road Less Pedaled by Joe Kurmaskie

Paperback, $13
Buy it

11.How to Be Good by Nick Hornby

Paperback, $13
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Nick Hornby

12. Killing Pablo by Mark Bowden

Paperback, $14.95
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13. Soul Mountain by Gao Xingjian

Paperback, $15
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14. Seabiscuit by Lauren Hillenbrand

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15. Lemony Snicket: The Unauthorized Biography by Lemony Snicket

Hardcover, $11.99
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16. The Wailing Wind by Tony Hillerman

Hardcover, $25.95
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17. Thief of Time by Terry Pratchett

Paperback, $6.99
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18. The Salmon of a Doubt by Douglas Adams

Hardcover, $24
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19. The Darwin Awards by Wendy Northcutt

Paperback, $10
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20. Back When We Were Grownups by Anne Tyler

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