Bestsellers

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


Salon Staff
October 30, 2002 9:45PM (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. Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers by Daniel Ellsberg

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Hardcover, $29.95
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2. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Paperback, $13.95
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3. The Blank Slate by Steven Pinker

Hardcover, $27.95
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4. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

Paperback, $13
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5. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

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

Hardcover, $21.95
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7. The Little Friend by Donna Tartt

Hardcover, $18.20
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8. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

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

Hardcover, $22
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10. Stupid White Men & Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation by Michael Moore

Hardcover, $24.95
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11. Violets Are Blue by James Patterson

Paperback, $7.99
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12. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
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13. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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14. The Conversations: Walter Murch and the Art of Editing Film by Michael Ondaatje

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Hardcover, $35
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15. The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan

Paperback, $13.95
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16. Kissing in Manhattan by David Schickler

Paperback, $10.36
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17. Good Life, Good Death by Gehlek Rimpoche

Paperback, $13
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18. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

Hardcover, $15
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19. Thanksgiving on Thursday by Mary Pope Osborne

Paperback, $3.99
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20. Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks

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