Bestsellers

"Reefer Madness" and more in this week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com.


Salon Staff
May 22, 2003 12:00PM (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. 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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2. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

Hardcover, $27.50
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3. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

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

Paperback, $14
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5. Seabiscuit by Lauren Hillenbrand

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

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

Paperback, $13.95
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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. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

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

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11. Villa Incognito by Tom Robbins

Hardcover, $24
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12. Three Junes by Julia Glass

Hardcover, $25
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13. Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins

Paperback, $7.99
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14. Atonement by Ian McEwan

Hardcover, $26
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15. Beach House by James Patterson

Hardcover, $7.99
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16. Atlas of the Human Heart by Ariel Gore

Paperback, $14.95
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17. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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18. Tell No One by Harlan Coben

Hardcover, $22.95
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19. The Wailing Wind by Tony Hillerman

Hardcover, $25.95
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20. 100 Hikes in Northwest Oregon by William L. Sullivan

Paperback, $14.95
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