Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com.

By Salon Staff
August 1, 2002 2:09AM (UTC)
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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 Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

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2. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Paperback, $13.95
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3. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

Paperback, $13
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4. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
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5. How to Be Good by Nick Hornby

Paperback, $13
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6. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Paperback, $14.95
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7. Choke by Chuck Palahniuk

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

Paperback, $14.95
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9. Please Don't Kill the Freshman by Zoe Trope

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10. The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan

Paperback, $13.95
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11.Hostage by Robert Crais

Paperback, $7.99
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12. Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph Ellis

Paperback, $14
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13. Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Hardcover, $12.79
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14. Stupid White Men & Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation by Michael Moore

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15. Back When We Were Grownups by Anne Tyler

Paperback, $14.95
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16. The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum

Paperback, $7.99
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17. Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks

Paperback, $14
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18. The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $6.99
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19. The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells

Paperback, $7.99
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20. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

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