Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
June 27, 2002 2:52AM (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 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells

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2. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Paperback, $13.95
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3. The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan

Paperback, $13.95
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4. Choke by Chuck Palahniuk

Paperback, $13
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5. The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum

Paperback, $7.99
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6. Stupid White Men & Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation by Michael Moore

Hardcover, $24.95
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7. Back When We Were Grownups by Anne Tyler

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8. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

Paperback, $13
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9. Please Don't Kill the Freshmen by Zoe Trope

Paperback, $4.95
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10. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

Paperback, $15
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11. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Paperback, $14.95
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12. P Is for Peril by Sue Grafton

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

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14. Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph Ellis

Paperback, $14
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15. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
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16. Killing Pablo by Mark Bowden

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

Paperback, $7.99
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18. The Shelters of Stone by Jean Auel

Hardcover, $28.95
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19. Seabiscuit by Lauren Hillenbrand

Paperback, $15
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20. Turnabout by Margaret P. Haddix

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