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Boston Globe Bestsellers Nov. 26-Dec.4

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"The Sense of an Ending" by Julian Barnes tops the list for hardcover fiction books.

Walter Isaacson's "Steve Jobs" is still the bestselling paperback fiction.

This week, "The Tiger's Wife" by Téa Obreht maintains the No. 1 hardcover nonfiction spot.

"The Hare with Amber Eyes" by Edmund de Waal is this week's bestselling paperback fiction.

See full list below.

Hardcover Fiction
1. The Sense of an Ending. By Julian Barnes. KNOPF.
2. The Marriage Plot. By Jeffrey Eugenides. FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX.
3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid 6: Cabin Fever. By Jeff Kinney. HARRY N. ABRAMS.
4. 1Q84. By Haruki Murakami. KNOPF.
5. Catching Fire. By Suzanne Collins. SCHOLASTIC.
6. Mockingjay. By Suzanne Collins. SCHOLASTIC.
7 Inheritance. By Christopher Paolini. KNOPF.
7. The Paris Wife. By Paula McLain. BALLANTINE.
8. State of Wonder. By Ann Patchett. HARPER.
9. 11/22/63. By Stephen King. SCRIBNER.

Hardcover Nonfiction
1. Steve Jobs. By Walter Isaacson. SIMON & SCHUSTER.
2. Catherine the Great. By Robert K. Massie. RANDOM HOUSE.
3. Unbroken. By Laura Hillenbrand. RANDOM HOUSE.
4. The Swerve. By Stephen Greenblatt. W.W. NORTON & CO.
5. Jack Kennedy. By Christopher Matthews. SIMON & SCHUSTER.
6. Then Again. By Diane Keaton. RANDOM HOUSE.
6 . Boomerang. By Michael Lewis. W.W. NORTON & CO.
7. In the Garden of Beasts. By Erik Larson. CROWN.
8. Back to Work. By Bill Clinton. KNOPF.
9. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? By Mindy Kaling. CROWN.

Paperback Fiction
1. The Tiger's Wife. By Téa Obreht. RANDOM HOUSE.
2. A Visit from the Goon Squad. By Jennifer Egan. ANCHOR.
3. The Hunger Games. By Suzanne Collins. SCHOLASTIC.
4. Freedom. By Jonathan Franzen. PICADOR.
5. A Secret Kept. By Tatiana de Rosnay. ST. MARTIN’S.
6. Sing You Home. By Jodi Picoult. ATRIA/EMILY BESTLER.
6. Sarah's Key. By Tatiana de Rosnay. ST. MARTIN’S.
7. Cutting for Stone. By Abraham Verghese. VINTAGE.
8. Room. By Emma Donoghue. BACK BAY.
9. Swamplandia. By Karen Russell. VINTAGE

Paperback Nonfiction
1. The Hare with Amber Eyes. By Edmund de Waal. PICADOR.
2. Unlikely Friendships. By Jennifer S. Holland. WORKMAN.
3. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. By Rebecca Skloot. BROADWAY.
4. The Warmth of Other Suns. By Isabel Wilkerson. VINTAGE.
5. At Home. By Bill Bryson. ANCHOR.
6. I Remember Nothing. By Nora Ephron. VINTAGE.
7. This Changes Everything. Edited by Sarah van Gelder and staff of YES! Magazine. BERRETT-KOEHLER.
7. The Year of Living Biblically. By A. J. Jacobs. SIMON & SCHUSTER.
8. Atlantic. By Simon Winchester. HARPER.
8. I Judge You When You Use Poor Grammar. By Sharon Eliza Nichols. ST. MARTIN’S.

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