Bestsellers

Sinister pigs, big bad wolves, and other four-legged creatures continue to stalk the list. Plus: Cooks and cat owners storm the scene.


Salon Staff
November 25, 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. The New Best Recipe by editors of Cooks Illustrated Magazine

Hardcover, $35
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3. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Paperback, $14
Buy it

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

Paperback, $12
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5. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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6. The Ancestor's Tale by Richard Dawkins

Hardcover, $28
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7. The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg

Hardcover, $18.95
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8. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

Paperback, $15.95
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9. The Sinister Pig by Tony Hillerman

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

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

Paperback, $14.95
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12. The Known World by Edward P. Jones

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

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

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14. The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad

Paperback, $12.95
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15. He's Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys by Greg Behrendt

Hardcover, $19.95
Buy it

16. Portland Confidential by Phil Stanford

Paperback, $16.95
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17. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Paperback, $14
Buy it | Read Salon's review

18. Chronicles, Vol. 1 by Bob Dylan

Hardcover, $24
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19. The Cat Owner's Manual by Dr. David Brunner

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20. The Stupidest Angel by Christopher Moore

Hardcover, $14.95
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