Bestsellers

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

By Salon Staff
August 28, 2002 9:27PM (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. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

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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. Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain by Charles R. Cross

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

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8. 9-11 by Noam Chomsky

Paperback, $8.95
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9. The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan

Paperback, $13.95
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10. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Paperback, $14.95
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11. Choke by Chuck Palahniuk

Paperback, $13
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12. Back When We Were Grownups by Anne Tyler

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

Paperback, $4.95
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14. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

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15. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
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16. Magic Treehouse: Good Morning, Gorillas by Mary Pope Osborne

Paperback, $3.99
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17. Possession by A.S. Byatt

Paperback, $14
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18. The Associate by Phillip Margolin

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

Paperback, $15
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20. Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph Ellis

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