Bestsellers

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



Salon Staff
November 13, 2002 8:34PM (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. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Advertisement:
Paperback, $7.99
Buy it | Read Salon's review

2. The Carnivorous Carnival by Lemony Snicket

Hardcover, $10.99
Buy it | Hear Lemony Snicket Read | Read more on Lemony Snicket

3. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Sijie Dai

Paperback, $10
Buy it

4. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Hardcover, $21.95
Buy it| Read Salon's review | Read more on Alice Sebold

5. Stupid White Men & Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation by Michael Moore

Hardcover, $24.95
Buy it | Read more on Michael Moore

6. The Pillars of Creation by Terry Goodkind

Advertisement:
Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

7. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Paperback, $13.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more about Eric Schlosser

8. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Paperback, $14.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Richard Russo

9. Thanksgiving on Thursday by Mary Pope Osborne

Paperback, $3.99
Buy it

10. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

Paperback, $13
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Barbara Ehrenreich

11. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review

12. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Hear David Sedaris read

13. Sibley's Birding Basics by David Sibley

Advertisement:
Paperback, $15.95
Buy it

14. Journals by Kurt Cobain

Hardcover, $29.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Kurt Cobain

15. The Little Friend by Donna Tartt

Hardcover, $18.20
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Hear Donna Tartt read from her work

16. Choke by Chuck Palahniuk

Paperback, $13
Buy it | Read more on Chuck Palahniuk

17. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it | Read Salon's review

18. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

Hardcover, $15
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Jonathan Franzen

19. Kissing in Manhattan by David Schickler

Paperback, $10.36
Buy it

20. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Advertisement:
Paperback, $8.99
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Harry Potter

Salon Staff

MORE FROM Salon Staff


Related Topics ------------------------------------------

Books

Fearless journalism
in your inbox every day

Sign up for our free newsletter

• • •