Bestsellers

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


Salon Staff
May 7, 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. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

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

Paperback, $14
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3. Beach House by James Patterson

Hardcover, $7.99
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4. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Paperback, $13.95
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5. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
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6. The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

Hardcover, $24.95
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7. Villa Incognito by Tom Robbins

Hardcover, $24
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8. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
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9. 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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10. Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins

Paperback, $7.99
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11. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

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Hardcover, $19.96
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12. The Summons by John Grisham

Hardcover, $27.95
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13. Seabiscuit by Lauren Hillenbrand

Paperback, $15
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14. The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

Paperback, $9.56
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15. Small Wonder: Essays by Barbara Kingsolver

Paperback, $12.95
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16. McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales (McSweeney's #10) edited by Michael Chabon

Paperback, $13.95
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17. Three Junes by Julia Glass

Hardcover, $25
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18. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Paperback, $14.95
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19. The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean

Paperback, $14
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20. Tell No One by Harlan Coben

Hardcover, $22.95
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