Bestsellers

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


Salon Staff
September 18, 2002 9:39PM (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. One Hundred Demons by Lynda Barry

Hardcover, $24.95
Buy it | Read more on Lynda Barry

3. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

Hardcover, $15
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4. Tommy's Tale by Alan Cumming

Hardcover, $24.95
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5. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

Paperback, $13
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6. Full House by Janet Evanovich

Paperback, $6.99
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7. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Hardcover, $21.95
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8. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
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9. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Paperback, $14.95
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10. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
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11. 9-11 by Noam Chomsky

Paperback, $8.95
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12. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

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

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

Paperback, $14.95
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15. Choke by Chuck Palahniuk

Paperback, $13
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16. Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk

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17. A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn

Paperback, $18
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18. The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan

Paperback, $13.95
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19. Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph Ellis

Paperback, $14
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20. I Was a Rat by Philip Pullman

Paperback, $4.99
Buy it | Read more on Philip Pullman

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