Bestsellers

Mitch Albom takes both No. 1 and 20, "The Da Vinci Code" slips to No. 2, and eight newcomers taste glory for the first time -- all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
November 20, 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. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

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Hardcover, $19.95
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2. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

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

3. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

4. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
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5. Ty's Tricks by Ty Pennington

Paperback, $19.95
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6. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Paperback, $15
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7. 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

8. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Paperback, $14
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9. Prey by Michael Crichton

Paperback, $7.99
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10. Flora: A Gardener's Encyclopedia (2 Volumes) by Sean Hogan

Hardcover, $99.95
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11. Dude, Where's My Country? by Michael Moore

Hardcover, $24.95
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12. Trickster's Choice by Tamora Pierce

Hardcover, $17.95
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13. Mystic River by Dennis Lehane

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it | Read more on Dennis Lehane | Read Salon's review of the movie

14. Every War Has Two Losers: William Stafford on Peace and War by William Stafford

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15. Wolves of the Calla: The Dark Tower, Volume V by Stephen King

Hardcover, $35
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16. The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester

Hardcover, $25
Buy it | Read more about the author

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

Paperback, $11.95
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18. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

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

19. The Crystal City: Alvin Maker #6 by Orson Scott Card

Hardcover, $25.95
Buy it | Read an interview with the author

20. Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson by Mitch Albom

Paperback, $12.95
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