Bestsellers

Lemony Snicket unseats Dan Brown! Plus, Jon Stewart, Stephen King and Neal Stephenson make it onto the list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
September 29, 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. The Grim Grotto (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 11) by Lemony Snicket

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Hardcover, $11.99
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2. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

3. The Dark Tower (Book 7) by Stephen King

Hardcover, $35
Buy it | Read more about the author

4. America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction by Jon Stewart and the writers of "The Daily Show"

Hardcover, $24.95
Buy it | Read more about the authors

5. Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

Hardcover, $17.99
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6. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Paperback, $12
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7. Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer

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

8. Blow Fly by Patricia Cornwell

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

Paperback, $13.95
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10. The System of the World (The Baroque Cycle, Vol. 3) by Neal Stephenson

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Hardcover, $27.95
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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. He's Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys by Greg Behrendt

Hardcover, $19.95
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13. The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

Paperback, $10
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14. Runt by Marion Dane Bauer

Paperback, $5.50
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15. Quicksilver (The Baroque Cycle, Vol. 1) by Neal Stephenson

Paperback, $15.95
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16. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

Paperback, $15.95
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17. Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder

Paperback, $14.95
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18. Split Second by David Baldacci

Paperback, $7.99
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19. The Great Failure by Natalie Goldberg

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20. Deception Point by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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