Bestsellers

"The Da Vinci Code," "Holes" and more in this week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com.


Salon Staff
May 1, 2003 12:54AM (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. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

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Hardcover, $19.96
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2. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
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3. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Paperback, $14
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4. Atonement by Ian McEwan

Hardcover, $26
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5. Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins

Paperback, $7.99
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6. Crescent by Diana Abu Jaber

Hardcover, $19.96
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7. Holes by Louis Sachar

Paperback, $6.50
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8. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
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9. Seabiscuit by Lauren Hillenbrand

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10. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
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11. The Wailing Wind by Tony Hillerman

Hardcover, $25.95
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12. McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales (McSweeney's #10) edited by Michael Chabon

Paperback, $13.95
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13. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

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

Hardcover, $24.95
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16. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Sijie Dai

Paperback, $10
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17. The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

Paperback, $9.56
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18. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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19. Stupid White Men & Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation by Michael Moore

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20. Three Junes by Julia Glass

Hardcover, $25
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