Bestsellers

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



Salon Staff
November 6, 2002 11:22PM (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. The Carnivorous Carnival by Lemony Snicket

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Hardcover, $10.99
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2. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Paperback, $13.95
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3. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
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4. Skipping Towards Gomorrah by Dan Savage

Hardcover, $23.95
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5. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

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

Paperback, $13
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7. Kissing in Manhattan by David Schickler

Paperback, $10.36
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8. Stupid White Men & Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation by Michael Moore

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Hardcover, $24.95
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9. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Paperback, $14.95
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10. White Oleander by Janet Fitch

Paperback, 13.95
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11. Sibley's Birding Basics by David Sibley

Paperback, $15.95
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12. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $8.99
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13. The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan

Paperback, $13.95
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14. Lady Cottington's Fairy Album by Brian Froud

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Hardcover, $25
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15. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

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

Paperback, $14.95
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17. Total Recall by Sara Paretsky

Paperback, $7.99
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18. Choke by Chuck Palahniuk

Paperback, $13
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19. The Little Friend by Donna Tartt

Hardcover, $18.20
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20. Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks

Paperback, $14
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