Bestsellers

"Middlesex" rises to the top, while "The Da Vinci Code" takes the No. 2 slot. Meanwhile, Berkeley Breathed's new opus enters at No. 7 -- all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
November 6, 2003 2:00AM (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. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

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Paperback, $15
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2. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

Hardcover, $24.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review

3. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
Buy it

4. Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right by Al Franken

Hardcover, $24.95
Buy it | Read an excerpt

5. Dude, Where's My Country? by Michael Moore

Hardcover, $24.95
Buy it | Read an excerpt

6. Mystic River by Dennis Lehane

Paperback, $7.99
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7. Flawed Dogs: The Year-End Leftovers at the Piddleton "Last Chance" Dog Pound by Berkeley Breathed

Hardcover, $18.95
Buy it

8. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Paperback, $14
Buy it

9. Prairie Nocturne by Ivan Doig

Hardcover, $26
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10. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

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

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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. The South Beach Diet: The Delicious, Doctor-Designed, Foolproof Plan for Fast and Healthy Weight Loss by Arthur Agaston

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

Paperback, $11.95
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15. Flyboys: A True Story of Courage by James Bradley

Hardcover, $25.95
Buy it

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

Hardcover, $16
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17. Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand

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

18. Blueprint for Disaster: A Get Fuzzy Collection by Darby Conley

Paperback, $10.95
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19. Reversible Errors by Scott Turow

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20. Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros

Paperback, $13.95
Buy it | Hear the author read an excerpt

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