Bestsellers

A Gulf War memoir and more in this week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com.


Salon Staff
April 11, 2003 11:00PM (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. Jarhead by Anthony Swofford

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Hardcover, $24
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2. Atonement by Ian McEwan

Hardcover, $26
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3. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Paperback, $12
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4. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Paperback, $13.95
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5. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
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6. City of Bones by Michael Connelly

Hardcover, $25.95
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7. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
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8. The Hours by Michael Cunningham

Paperback, $13
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9. The Summons by John Grisham

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Hardcover, $27.95
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10. Stupid White Men & Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation by Michael Moore

Hardcover, $24.95
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11. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
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12. Seabiscuit by Lauren Hillenbrand

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

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

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15. Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi

Hardcover, $12.95
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16. The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean

Paperback, $14
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17. Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins

Paperback, $7.99
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18. Salt: A History by Mark Kurlansky

Paperback, $15
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19. Soul Circus by George P. Pelacanos

Hardcover, $24.95
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20. 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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