Bestsellers

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


Salon Staff
December 19, 2002 5:07AM (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. Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris

Paperback, $8.95
Buy it | Hear David Sedaris read

3. 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

4. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

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

5. The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

Paperback, $9.56
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6. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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7. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

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

8. Fierce Pajamas: Humor Writing From the New Yorker by David Remnick, ed.

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

Paperback, $10
Buy it

10. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
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11. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

Hardcover, $15
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12. Get Your War On by David Rees

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Paperback, $11
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13. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $15.95
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14. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

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

15. A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn

Paperback, $18
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16. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Paperback, $14.95
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17. Prey by Michael Crichton

Hardcover, $26.95
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18. The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan

Paperback, $13.95
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19. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

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

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

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

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