Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
July 18, 2002 3:39AM (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. Please Don't Kill the Freshman by Zoe Trope

Paperback, $4.95
Buy it

3. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

Paperback, $13
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4. Choke by Chuck Palahniuk

Paperback, $13
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5. The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

6. The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan

Paperback, $13.95
Buy it

7. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

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8. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

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

Paperback, $14.95
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10. How to Be Good by Nick Hornby

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

Hardcover, $24.95
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12. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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13. Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph Ellis

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14. Hostage by Robert Crais

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

15. A Bend in the Road by Nicholas Sparks

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

16.The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

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

Hardcover, $21.95
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18. High Maintenance by Jennifer Belle

Paperback, $13
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19. Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks

Paperback, $14
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20.Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

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