Bestsellers

Dan Brown rules the world! Well, not quite -- but his books do take the No. 1 and 2 spots. It's a start. Plus: Stephen King writes scary things about Buicks -- all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
December 11, 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. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

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Paperback, $7.99
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2. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

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

3. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

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

4. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
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5. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

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

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

Hardcover, $19.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review

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

Hardcover, $24.95
Buy it | Read an excerpt

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

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Hardcover, $16
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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. Crossroads of Twilight by Robert Jordan

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

11. Mystic River by Dennis Lehane

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

12. Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian

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

13. From a Buick 8 by Stephen King

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Paperback, $7.99
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more about the author

14. Old School by Tobias Wolff

Hardcover, $22
Buy it | Read an interview with the author

15. Hornet Flight by Ken Follett

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read an interview with the author

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

Paperback, $11.95
Buy it

17. Prey by Michael Crichton

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

Hardcover, $18.95
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19. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

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20. Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions by Ben Mezrich

Paperback, $14
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