Bestsellers

Dan Brown stays at No. 1 -- but not with "The Da Vinci Code" (which drops all the way to No. 2). Plus: "Reading Lolita in Tehran" continues its march toward the top -- all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
February 5, 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. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

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2. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

Hardcover, $24.95
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3. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

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

Paperback, $13.95
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5. Digital Fortress: A Thriller by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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6. Fahrenheit 451: The Temperature at Which Book Paper Catches Fire, and Burns by Ray Bradbury

Paperback, $6.99
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7. Fugitives and Refugees: A Walk in Portland, Oregon by Chuck Palahniuk

Hardcover, $16
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8. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Paperback, $14
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9. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Paperback, $15
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10. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

Paperback, $14
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11. B Is for Beaver: An Oregon Alphabet Roland Smith and Marie Smith

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12. Deception Point by Dan Brown

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

Paperback, $7.99
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14. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

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

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

Hardcover, $25.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read an interview with the author | Read an excerpt

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

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

Paperback, $11.95
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18. The Jester by James Patterson

Paperback, $7.99
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19. Stitch 'n Bitch: The Knitter's Handbook by Debbie Stoller

Paperback, $13.95
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20. A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present by Howard Zinn

Paperback, $18.95
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