Bestsellers

Three graphic novels valiantly attempt, but fail, to unseat Dan Brown. Plus: Kitty Kelley, Bill Bryson and Nirvana's bassist make it onto the list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
September 23, 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. Persepolis 2 by Marjane Satrapi

Hardcover, $17.95
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3. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Paperback, $12
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4. Split Second by David Baldacci

Paperback, $7.99
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5. Blow Fly by Patricia Cornwell

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. Deception Point by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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8. Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer

Paperback, $14.95
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9. Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

Paperback, $11.95
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10. The Family: The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty by Kitty Kelley

Hardcover, $29.95
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11. Of Grunge & Government by Krist Novoselic

Paperback, $9.95
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12. The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

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Paperback, $10
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13. Censored 2005: The Top 25 Censored Stories by Peter Phillips

Paperback, $17.95
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14. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

Paperback, $15.95
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15. The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific by J. Maarten Troost

Paperback, $12.95
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16. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Paperback, $14
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17. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Paperback, $15
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18. Bleachers by John Grisham

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

Paperback, $14
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20. In the Shadow of No Towers by Art Spiegelman

Hardcover, $19.95
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