Bestsellers

Al Franken reclaims the top spot, Chuck Palahniuk has three entries (count 'em!) and Anne Lamott makes this week's list, courtesy of Powells.com.


Salon Staff
September 18, 2003 12:00AM (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. Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right by Al Franken

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Hardcover, $24.95
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2. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
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3. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

Hardcover, $19.96
Buy it | Read Salon's review

4. Fugitives and Refugees: A Walk in Portland, Oregon by Chuck Palahniuk

Hardcover, $16
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5. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Paperback, $14
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6. Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand

Paperback, $15
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7. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Paperback, $13.95
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8. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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9. Three Junes by Julia Glass

Hardcover, $25
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10. Diary by Chuck Palahniuk

Hardcover, $24.95
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11. The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

Paperback, $9.56
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12. Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk

Hardcover, $24.95
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13. Blue Shoe by Anne Lamott

Paperback, $14
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14. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
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15. Chasing the Dime by Michael Connelly

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16. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

Paperback, $13
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17. War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning by Chris Hedges

Hardcover, $23
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18. Triangle: The Fire That Changed America by David Von Drehle

Hardcover, $25
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19. Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy, Part 1: The Night of the Nasty Nostril Nuggets by Dav Pilkey

Paperback, $4.99
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20. Running With Scissors: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs

Paperback, $14
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