Bestsellers

Dan Brown is down to just three books in the top 20 -- but one of them's back at the top. New travel paperbacks from J. Maarten Troost and Sarah Erdman crack the list, and so does the brand new "Dune" hardcover. All this and more, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
August 26, 2004 12:00AM (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 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

Paperback, $10
Buy it

3. Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer

Paperback, $14.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review

4. Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi

Paperback, $13.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review

5. Deception Point by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

6. Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right by Al Franken

Paperback, $14
Buy it | Read an excerpt

7. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, $14
Buy it

8. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $9.99
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9. Bleachers by John Grisham

Paperback, $6.99
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10. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

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Paperback, $12
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11. The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific by J. Maarten Troost

Paperback, $12.95
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12. The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

Paperback, $14
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13. The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

Paperback, $12.95
Buy it

14. Nine Hills to Nambonkaha: Two Years in the Heart of an African Village by Sarah Erdman

Paperback, $14
Buy it

15. Dune: The Battle of Corrin by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson

Hardcover, $27.95
Buy it

16. Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation by Lynne Truss

Hardcover, $17.50
Buy it

17. The Teeth of the Tiger by Tom Clancy

Hardcover, $27.95
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18. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Paperback, $15
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19. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

Hardcover, $24.95
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20. Dude, Where's My Country? by Michael Moore

Paperback, $14.95
Buy it | Read an excerpt

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