Bestsellers

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


Salon Staff
August 22, 2002 12:07AM (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. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $8.99
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3. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Hardcover, $21.95
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4. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

Paperback, $13
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5. How to be Good by Nick Hornby

Paperback, $13
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6. Choke by Chuck Palahniuk

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

Paperback, $14
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8. Back When We Were Grownups by Anne Tyler

Paperback, $14.95
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9. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

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

Paperback, $13.95
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11.Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Paperback, $14.95
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12. Stupid White Men & Other Sorry Excuses for The State of The Nation by Michael Moore

Hardcover, $24.95
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13. Hostage by Robert Crais

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14. The Territory of Men by Joelle Fraser

Hardcover, $22.95
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15. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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16. The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $6.99
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17. A Love of My Own by E. Lynn Harris

Hardcover, $24.95
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18. Blood Work by Michael Connelly

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

Paperback, $15
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20. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $15.95
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