Bestsellers

Dan Brown stays in the top spot, this week with "The Da Vinci Code." Sue Monk takes No. 2, while "The Bitch in the House" makes the top 20 -- all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
December 18, 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. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
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3. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Paperback, $14
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4. Dude, Where's My Country? by Michael Moore

Hardcover, $24.95
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5. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Paperback, $15
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6. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

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

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Hardcover, $16
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8. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

Hardcover, $19.95
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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
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10. The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

Paperback, $11.95
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11. The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs by Patricia McConnell, Ph.D.

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12. Crossroads of Twilight by Robert Jordan

Paperback, $7.99
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13. Bushwhacked: Life in George W. Bush's America by Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose

Hardcover, $24.95
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14. Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris

Paperback, $8.95
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15. Prey by Michael Crichton

Paperback, $7.99
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16. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
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17. Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian

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18. The Bitch in the House: 26 Women Tell the Truth about Sex, Solitude, Work, Motherhood, and Marriage by Cathi Hanauer

Paperback, $13.95
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19. Eragon: Inheritance, Book I by Christopher Paolini

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

Paperback, $13.95
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