Bestsellers

Three new in paperback: "Providence of a Sparrow," "Shutter Island," and "Getting Mother's Body." Plus: Woodward battles to stay in the top five -- all on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
May 4, 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. Eats, Shoots and Leaves by Lynne Truss

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Hardcover, $17.50
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2. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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3. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

Hardcover, $24.95
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4. Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi

Paperback, $13.95
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5. Plan of Attack by Bob Woodward

Hardcover, $28
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6. Deception Point by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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7. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
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8. The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger

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

Paperback, $7.99
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10. The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

Paperback, $12.00
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11. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Paperback, $14
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12. Providence of a Sparrow by Chris Chester

Paperback, $13.95
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13. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

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

14. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

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Paperback, $14.95
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15. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Hardcover, $21.95
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16. The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

Paperback, $11.95
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17. Summerland by Michael Chabon

Hardcover, $22.95
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18. Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane

Paperback, $7.99
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19. Getting Mother's Body by Suzan Lori Parks

Paperback, $12.95
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20. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

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