Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
July 3, 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. The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

3. The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan

Paperback, $13.95
Buy it

4. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

Paperback, $13
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5. Stupid White Men & Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation by Michael Moore

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

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7. Choke by Chuck Palahniuk

Paperback, $13
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8. Please Don't Kill the Freshman by Zoe Trope

Paperback, $4.95
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9. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

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

Hardcover, $26.95
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11. How to Be Good by Nick Hornby

Paperback, $13
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12. The Lords of Baseball by Harold Parrott

Hardcover, $24.95
Buy it

13. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

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14. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
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15. The Last Samurai by Helen Dewitt

Paperback, $11.96
Buy it

16. Seabiscuit by Lauren Hillenbrand

Paperback, $15
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17. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Hardcover, $21.95
Buy it

18. A Painted House by John Grisham

Paperback, $7.99
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19. The Darwin Awards by Wendy Northcutt

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

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