Bestsellers

Franken stays at No. 1; "Middlesex" arrives in paperback. Plus: "Fast Food Nation" and the rest of the week's list, courtesy of Powells.com.


Salon Staff
September 25, 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
Buy it

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

Hardcover, $16
Buy it | Read more on Chuck Palahniuk

4. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

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

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

6. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Paperback, $15
Buy it | Read Salon's review

7. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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8. Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand

Paperback, $15
Buy it | Read Salon's review

9. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Paperback, $13.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more about Eric Schlosser

10. The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

Paperback, $9.56
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11. The Ultimate Weight Solution by Dr. Phillip C. McGraw

Hardcover, $26
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12. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it | Read Salon's review

13. Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk

Paperback, $13.95
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14. Diary by Chuck Palahniuk

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15. 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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16. Red Rabbit by Tom Clancy

Paperback, $7.99
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17. Three Junes by Julia Glass

Paperback, $14
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18. Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer

Hardcover, $26
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19. The True Story of Hansel and Gretel: A Novel of War and Survival by Louise Murphy

Paperback, $13
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20. 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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