Bestsellers

Franken retakes No. 1. Yes, again! Moore holds steady at 2, but Madam Albright takes a nose dive, landing somewhere below "Eragon" -- all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
October 22, 2003 11:00PM (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. 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. Dude, Where's My Country? by Michael Moore

Hardcover, $24.95
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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. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

Hardcover, $19.96
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6. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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7. Mystic River by Dennis Lehane

Paperback, $7.99
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8. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

Hardcover, $19.95
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9. Q Is for Quarry by Sue Grafton

Paperback, $7.99
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10. Fugitives and Refugees: A Walk in Portland, Oregon by Chuck Palahniuk

Hardcover, $16
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11. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Paperback, $15
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12. Bushwhacked: Life in George W. Bush's America by Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose

Hardcover, $24.95
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13. A Series of Unfortunate Events #10: The Slippery Slope by Lemony Snicket

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

Paperback, $9.56
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15. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
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16. Eragon: Inheritance, Book I by Christopher Paolini

Hardcover, $18.95
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17. Blow Fly: A Scarpetta Novel by Patricia Cornwell

Hardcover, $26.95
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18. Four Blind Mice by James Patterson

Paperback, $7.99
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19. Madam Secretary: A Memoir by Madeleine Albright

Hardcover, $27.95
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20. Night Watch by Terry Pratchett

Paperback, $7.50
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