Bestsellers

Dan Brown holds onto the top two slots. His nearest challenger? Sci-fi god Ray Bradbury -- with a book that's nearly 50 years old. Plus, a deck of cards makes the list, again -- all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
February 12, 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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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. Fahrenheit 451: The Temperature at Which Book Paper Catches Fire, and Burns by Ray Bradbury

Paperback, $6.99
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4. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
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5. Digital Fortress: A Thriller by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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6. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Paperback, $15
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7. Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi

Paperback, $13.95
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8. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Paperback, $14
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9. Fugitives and Refugees: A Walk in Portland, Oregon by Chuck Palahniuk

Hardcover, $16
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10. King of Torts by John Grisham

Paperback, $7.99
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11. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

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12. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

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

13. 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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14. Lie Still: A Novel of Suspense by David Farris

Hardcover, $24.95
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15. The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

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16. The Last Juror by John Grisham

Hardcover, $27.95
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17. Regime Change Begins at Home: A Set of Playing Cards for the Vigilant Citizen by New Press

$7.95
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18. The Crazed by Ha Jin

Paperback, $13.95
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19. eat shop portland by Kaie Wellman

Paperback, $9.95
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20. Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right by Al Franken

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