Bestsellers

Billy Bean's "Going the Other Way," Eric Schlosser and more in this week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com.


Salon Staff
May 14, 2003 11:04PM (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. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

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Paperback, $14
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2. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

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

Paperback, $9.56
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4. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Paperback, $13.95
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5. Beach House by James Patterson

Hardcover, $7.99
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6. Villa Incognito by Tom Robbins

Hardcover, $24
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7. Seabiscuit by Lauren Hillenbrand

Paperback, $15
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8. 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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9. Atonement by Ian McEwan

Hardcover, $26
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10. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
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11. The Eternity Code (Artemis Fowl, Book 3) by Eoin Colfer

Hardcover, $16.95
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12. The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

Hardcover, $24.95
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13. Reefer Madness: Sex, Drugs, and Cheap Labor in the American Black Market by Eric Schlosser

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Hardcover, $30
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14. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

Hardcover, $19.96
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15. Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins

Paperback, $7.99
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16. Mortal Prey by John Sandford

Paperback, $7.99
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17. Going the Other Way: Lessons From a Life in and out of Major-League Baseball by Billy Bean

Hardcover, $23.95
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18. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
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19. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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20. Three Junes by Julia Glass

Hardcover, $25
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