Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
October 9, 2002 10:18PM (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. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

Paperback, $13
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3. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

Hardcover, $15
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4. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
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5. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Hardcover, $21.95
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6. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Paperback, $14.95
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7. You Shall Know Our Velocity by Dave Eggers

Hardcover, $22
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8. Fire by Sebastian Junger

Paperback, $13.95
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9. Don't Tell Anyone by Peg Kehret

Paperback, $5.99
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10. Violets Are Blue by James Patterson

Paperback, $7.99
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11. Kissing in Manhattan by David Schickler

Paperback, $10.36
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12. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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13. Thanksgiving on Thursday by Mary Pope Osborne

Paperback, $3.99
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14. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
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15. Back When We Were Grownups by Anne Tyler

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16. No Certain Rest by Jim Lehrer

Hardcover, $23.95
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17. Theater of War by Lewis Lapham

Hardcover, $22.95
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18. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

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

Paperback, $15.95
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20. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Paperback, $6.99
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