Bestsellers

"Plan of Attack" shoots straight to the top, while Alice Walker relegates Dan Brown to a lowly No. 3. Also: With Oprah's help, "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter" beats out "Deception Point" -- all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
April 27, 2004 12:00PM (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. Plan of Attack by Bob Woodward

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Hardcover, $28
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2. Now Is the Time to Open Your Heart by Alice Walker

Hardcover, $24.95
Buy it

3. Angels and Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

4. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

Hardcover, $24.95
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5. Deception Point by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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6. Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi

Paperback, $13.95
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7. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
Buy it

8. The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

Paperback, $12
Buy it

9. Digital Fortress: A Thriller by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

10. Rats by Robert Sullivan

Hardcover, $23.95
Buy it

11. Eats, Shoot and Leaves by Lynne Truss

Hardcover, $17.50
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12. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

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

13. Touching the Void by Joe Simpson

Paperback, $12.95
Buy it

14. The Confusion by Neal Stephenson

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Hardcover, $27.95
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15. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Paperback, $15
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16. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Hardcover, $21.95
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17. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

Paperback, $14.95
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18. The Kalahari Typing School for Men by Alexander McCall Smith

Paperback, $11.95
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19. Against All Enemies by Richard Clarke

Hardcover, $27
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20. Persuader by Lee Child

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

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