Bestsellers

Jacques Pepin's "My Life in the Kitchen" and more in this week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com.


Salon Staff
May 30, 2003 11:01PM (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 Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen by Jacques Pepin

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Hardcover, $26
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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. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
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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. Reefer Madness: Sex, Drugs, and Cheap Labor in the American Black Market by Eric Schlosser

Hardcover, $30
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8. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

Hardcover, $27.50
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9. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Paperback, $13.95
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10. Villa Incognito by Tom Robbins

Hardcover, $24
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11. The Chinese in America by Iris Chang

Hardcover, $29.95
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12. Three Junes by Julia Glass

Hardcover, $25
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13. I Capture the Castle By Dodie Smith

Paperback, $13.95
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14. Small Wonder: Essays by Barbara Kingsolver

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15. Atonement by Ian McEwan

Hardcover, $26
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16. The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

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

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19. Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins

Paperback, $7.99
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20. Beach House by James Patterson

Hardcover, $7.99
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