Bestsellers

Dan Brown remains at No. 1 with "The Da Vinci Code," but gets knocked from Nos. 2 and 3 by some familiar favorites. Plus, two new Bush-bashing books -- all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
January 22, 2004 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. What Should I Do With My Life?: The True Story of People Who Answered the Ultimate Question by Po Bronson

Paperback, $14.95
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5. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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6. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Paperback, $15
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7. Digital Fortress: A Thriller by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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8. King of Torts by John Grisham

Paperback, $7.99
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9. The Five Biggest Lies Bush Told Us About Iraq by Lakshmi Chaudhry and Christopher Scheer and Robert Scheer

Paperback, $9.95
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10. Fahrenheit 451: The Temperature at Which Book Paper Catches Fire, and Burns by Ray Bradbury

Paperback, $6.99
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11. The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni: 1968-1998 by Nikki Giovanni

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12. eat shop portland by Kaie Wellman

Paperback, $9.95
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13. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Paperback, $13.95
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14. Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi

Paperback, $13.95
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15. The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O'Neill by Ron Suskind

Hardcover, $26
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16. The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

Hardcover, $17.99
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17. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

Hardcover, $19.95
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18. A Cold Heart by Jonathan Kellerman

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

Paperback, $11.95
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20. Dude, Where's My Country? by Michael Moore

Hardcover, $24.95
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