Bestsellers

Da "Da Vinci Code" stays put at No. 1, while "Life of Pi" moves up to the second spot. Plus: Bees, dogs, burgers, Michael Crichton and Chuck Palahniuk -- all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
December 4, 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 Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

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Hardcover, $24.95
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2. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Paperback, $14
Buy it | Read Salon's review

3. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

4. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

Hardcover, $19.95
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5. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

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

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

Hardcover, $24.95
Buy it | Read an excerpt

7. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
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8. Crossroads of Twilight by Robert Jordan

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Paperback, $7.99
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9. 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

10. Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian

Paperback, $13.95
Buy it | Read more about the author | Read Salon's review of the movie

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

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

12. Prey by Michael Crichton

Paperback, $7.99
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13. The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

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Paperback, $11.95
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14. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
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15. Mystic River by Dennis Lehane

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

16. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

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

17. Visions of Sugar Plums: A Stephanie Plum Holiday Novel by Janet Evanovich

Paperback, $6.99
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18. Eragon: Inheritance, Book I by Christopher Paolini

Hardcover, $18.95
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19. The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs by Patricia McConnell

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

Paperback, $10.95
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