Bestsellers

Bill Maher, Bob Woodward and more in this week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
November 28, 2002 12:11AM (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. When You Ride Alone You Ride With Bin Laden by Bill Maher

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Hardcover, $27.95
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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. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Sijie Dai

Paperback, $10
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5. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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6. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

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

Paperback, $3.99
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8. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it | Read more on Harry Potter

9. The Carnivorous Carnival by Lemony Snicket

Hardcover, $10.99
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10. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

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

11. The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $6.99
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on J.R.R. Tolkien

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

Paperback, $8.99
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13. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

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Hardcover, $15
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14. Bush at War by Bob Woodward

Hardcover, $28
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15. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Hardcover, $21.95
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16. The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

Paperback, $9.56
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17. Ethical Ambition: Living a Life of Meaning and Worth by Derrick Bell

Hardcover, $19.95
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18. The Pillars of Creation by Terry Goodkind

Paperback, $7.99
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19. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
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20. The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan

Paperback, $13.95
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