Bestsellers

Democracy works! -- at least on bestseller lists. Jon Stewart regains the No. 1 spot, and George Carlin makes his debut.


Salon Staff
November 11, 2004 2:00AM (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. America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction by Jon Stewart and the writers of "The Daily Show"

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Hardcover, $24.95
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2. Suddenly Silver by Lynn Johnston

Paperback, $16.95
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3. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Paperback, $14
Buy it

4. The Sinister Pig by Tony Hillerman

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

5. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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6. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

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

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

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

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

Paperback, $13.95
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9. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

Paperback, $15.95
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10. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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11. He's Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys by Greg Behrendt

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Hardcover, $19.95
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12. Don't Think of an Elephant (A Progressive Guide to Action) by George Lakoff

Paperback, $10
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13. The Grim Grotto (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 11) by Lemony Snicket

Hardcover, $11.99
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14. Chronicles, Vol. 1 by Bob Dylan

Hardcover, $24
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15. Skipping Christmas by John Grisham

Paperback, $6.99
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16. The Known World by Edward P. Jones

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17. Split Second by David Baldacci

Paperback, $7.99
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18. Big Bad Wolf by James Patterson

Paperback, $7.99
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19. When Will Jesus Bring the Porkchops? by George Carlin

Hardcover, $23.95
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20. Portland Confidential by Phil Stanford

Paperback, $16.95
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