Bestsellers

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


Salon Staff
February 20, 2003 1:00AM (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. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

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2. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Paperback, $13.95
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3. The Hours by Michael Cunningham

Paperback, $13
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4. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Paperback, $12.00
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5. The Summons by John Grisham

Hardcover, $27.95
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6. 2nd Chance by James Patterson

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

Paperback, $13
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8. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
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9. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Sijie Dai

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10. Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins

Paperback, $7.99
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11. The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean

Paperback, $14
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12. Pattern Recognition by William Gibson

Hardcover, &25.95
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13. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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14. The Passion of Artemsia by Susan Vreeland

Paperback, $13
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15. King of Torts by John Grisham

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16. The Savage Nation: Saving America from the Liberal Assault on Our Borders, Language, and Culture by Michael Savage

Hardcover, $24.99
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17. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Paperback, $14.95
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18. Lake of Dead Languages by Carol Goodman

Paperback, $11.16
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19. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

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20. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
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