Bestsellers

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


Salon Staff
January 16, 2003 12:45AM (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. Crossroads of Twilight by Robert Jordan

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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 Summons by John Grisham

Hardcover, $27.95
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4. The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $6.99
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5. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Sijie Dai

Paperback, $10
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6. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
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7. Basket Case by Carl Hiaasen

Paperback, $7.99
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8. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

Paperback, $13
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9. Stupid White Men & Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation by Michael Moore

Hardcover, $24.95
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10. A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines

Paperback, $12.95
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11. The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $7.99
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12. Everything's Eventual: 14 Dark Tales by Stephen King

Paperback, $7.99
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13. Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins

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14. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
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15. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $6.99
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16. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Paperback, $14.95
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17. Catch Me if You Can by Frank Abagnale

Paperback, $14.95
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18. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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19. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $6.99
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20. The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan

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