Bestsellers

McSweeney's tales, "The Concise Family Seder" and more in this week's bestselling books, courtesy of Powells.com.


Salon Staff
April 23, 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. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

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Paperback, $13.95
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2. Atonement by Ian McEwan

Hardcover, $26
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3. The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: An Investigative Reporter Exposes the Truth About Corporate Cons, Globalization, and High-Finance Fraudsters by Greg Palast

Paperback, $14
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4. McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales (McSweeney's #10) edited by Michael Chabon

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Paperback, $13.95
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5. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Paperback, $12.00
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6. The Concise Family Seder by Alfred J. Kolatch

Pamphlet, $2.25
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7. No Bone Unturned: The Adventures of the Smithsonian's Top Forensic Scientist and the Legal Battle for a 10,000-Year-Old Skeleton by Jeff Benedict

Hardcover, $25.95
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8. Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins

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

Paperback, $14
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10. The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

Hardcover, $24.95
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11. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
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12. The Hours by Michael Cunningham

Paperback, $13
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13. Up Country by Nelson DeMille

Paperback, $7.99
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14. The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

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15. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

Hardcover, $19.96
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16. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Sijie Dai

Paperback, $10
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17. The Summons by John Grisham

Hardcover, $27.95
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18. Why Are We at War? by Norman Mailer

Paperback, $7.99
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19. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
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20. Jarhead by Anthony Swofford

Hardcover, $24
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