Bestsellers

McSweeney's tales, Howard Zinn and more in this week's bestselling books, courtesy of Powells.com.


Salon Staff
April 3, 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 store in the world for new and used books. 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. Atonement by Ian McEwan

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Hardcover, $26
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2. 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

3. The Wailing Wind by Tony Hillerman

Hardcover, $25.95
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4. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Paperback, $12
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5. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
Buy it

6. The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: An Investigative Reporter Exposes the Truth About Corporate Cons, Globalization, and High-Finance Fraudsters by Greg Palast

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Paperback, $14
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7. High Tide in Hawaii by Mary Pope Osborne

Paperback, $3.99
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8. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Paperback, $13.95
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9. Drop City by T.C. Boyle

Hardcover, $25.95
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10. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
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11. The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

Hardcover, $24.95
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12. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
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13. The Hours by Michael Cunningham

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14. Seabiscuit by Lauren Hillenbrand

Paperback, $15
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15. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

Paperback, $13
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16. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Sijie Dai

Paperback, $10
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17. McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales (McSweeney's #10) Introduction by Michael Chabon

Paperback, $13.95
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18. A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn

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19. The Golden One: A Novel of Suspense by Elizabeth Peters

Paperback, $7.50
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20. The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean

Paperback, $14
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