Bestsellers

Guess who's back at the top? Plus, Jon Stewart and the 9/11 Commission stay on the list, and Susanna Clarke makes her debut. All courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
October 7, 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. Messiah's Handbook: Reminders for the Advanced Soul by Richard Bach

Hardcover, $12.95
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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. The Grim Grotto (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 11) by Lemony Snicket

Hardcover, $11.99
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5. America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction by Jon Stewart and the writers of "The Daily Show"

Hardcover, $24.95
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6. Blow Fly by Patricia Cornwell

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

Paperback, $13.95
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8. Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrel by Susanna Clarke

Hardcover, $27.95
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9. Heart Full of Lies by Ann Rule

Paperback, $7.99
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10. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Paperback, $14
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11. Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer

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12. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Paperback, $15
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13. Spanish Now: Level 1 by Ruth J. Silverstein et al.

Paperback, $16.95
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14. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

Paperback, $15.95
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15. Split Second by David Baldacci

Paperback, $7.99
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16. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Paperback, $14
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17. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Paperback, $14.95
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18. Diary by Chuck Palahniuk

Paperback, $13
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19. Deception Point by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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20. The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

Paperback, $10
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