Bestsellers

It is officially the week of the underdog -- coming in behind the Red Sox, Jon Stewart knocks Dan Brown to fifth place!

By Salon Staff
Published October 31, 2004 12:00AM (UTC)
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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. 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

2. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Paperback, $12
Buy it | Read Salon's review

3. Magical Thinking by Augusten Burroughs

Hardcover, $23.95
Buy it

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

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

5. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

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

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

7. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Paperback, $14
Buy it

8. Friday Night Lights by H.G. Bissinger

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it | Read Salon's review of the movie version

9. Big Bad Wolf by James Patterson

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

10. Chronicles, Vol. 1 by Bob Dylan

Hardcover, $24
Buy it | Read Salon's review

11. The Runes of the Earth by Stephen R. Donaldson

Hardcover, $26.95
Buy it

12. Blow Fly by Patricia Cornwell

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

13. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

Paperback, $15.95
Buy it

14. The Impossible Will Take a Little While by Paul Rogat Loeb

Paperback, $15.95
Buy it

15. Split Second by David Baldacci

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

16. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

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

17. Portland Confidential by Phil Stanford

Paperback, $16.95
Buy it

18. Sacred Stone by Clive Cussler

Paperback, $15
Buy it

19. The Known World by Edward P. Jones

Paperback, $13.95
Buy it | Read more about the author

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

Hardcover, $11.99
Buy it | Read more about the author


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