Bestsellers

Dan Brown's reign of dominance continues, with three books in the top 10. Plus, classics from Ray Bradbury and Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Kevin Phillips' new Bush book -- all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
January 30, 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. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

3. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
Buy it

4. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

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

5. Digital Fortress: A Thriller by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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6. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

Paperback, $14
Buy it

7. King of Torts by John Grisham

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

8. Fahrenheit 451: The Temperature at Which Book Paper Catches Fire, and Burns by Ray Bradbury

Paperback, $6.99
Buy it | Read more about the author

9. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

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

10. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

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

11. eat shop portland by Kaie Wellman

Paperback, $9.95
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12. Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi

Paperback, $13.95
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13. The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

Hardcover, $17.99
Buy it

14. Deception Point by Dan Brown

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Paperback, $7.99
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15. 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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16. Surviving the Extremes by Kenneth Kamler

Hardcover, $24.95
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17. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

Hardcover, $19.95
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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. American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush by Kevin Phillips

Hardcover, $25.95
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20. The South Beach Diet: The Delicious, Doctor-Designed, Foolproof Plan for Fast and Healthy Weight Loss by Arthur Agaston

Hardcover, $24.95
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