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Boston Globe Bestsellers, May 30-June 5

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Lee Child's crime thriller "61 Hours" knocks "The Help" out of the No. 1 spot on the hardcover fiction list.

"Women Food and God" returns for a second consecutive week atop the hardcover nonfiction list.

"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" spends another week at No. 1 on the paperback fiction list.

"Food Rules" returns to the top of the paperback nonfiction list.

Click below for the full lists.

Hardcover Fiction

1. 61 Hours
By Lee Child. Delacorte.

2. The Help
By Kathryn Stockett. Putnam.

3. Heart of the Matter
By Emily Giffin. St. Martin's.

4. The Red Pyramid
By Rick Riordan. Hyperion.

5. Dead in the Family
By Charlaine Harris. Ace.

6. The Imperfectionists
By Tom Rachman. Dial.

7. Innocent
By Scott Turow. Grand Central.

8. Anthill
By Edward O. Wilson. W.W. Norton.

9. Spirit Bound
By Richelle Mead. Razorbill.

10. City of Dreams
By William Martin. Forge.

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Women Food and God
By Geneen Roth. Scribner.

2. The Big Short
By Michael Lewis. W.W. Norton.

3. War
By Sebastian Junger. Twelve.

4. The Promise
By Jonathan Alter. Simon & Schuster.

5. Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang
By Chelsea Handler. Grand Central.

6. The Other Wes Moore
By Wes Moore. Spiegel & Grau.

7. Eaarth
By Bill McKibben. Times.

8. The Last Stand
By Nathaniel Philbrick. Viking.

9. The Way We're Working Isn't Working
By Tony Schwartz, Jean Gomes, and Catherine McCarthy. Free Press.

10. The Hardest Questions Aren't on the Test
By Linda F. Nathan. Beacon.

Paperback Fiction

1. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
By Stieg Larsson. Vintage.

2. The Girl Who Played with Fire
By Stieg Larsson. Vintage.

3. Little Bee
By Chris Cleave. Simon & Schuster.

4. Tinkers
By Paul Harding. Bellevue.

5. Commencement
By J. Courtney Sullivan. Vintage.

6. Cutting for Stone
By Abraham Verghese. Vintage.

7. Best Friends Forever
By Jennifer Weiner. Washington Square.

8. Let the Great World Spin
By Colum McCann. Random House.

9. South of Broad
By Pat Conroy. Dial.

10. Sarah's Key
By Tatiana de Rosnay. St. Martin's Griffin.

Paperback Nonfiction

1. Food Rules
By Michael Pollan. Penguin.

2. Mennonite in a Little Black Dress
By Rhoda Janzen. Holt.

3. The Black Swan
By Nassim Nicholas Taleb. Random House.

4. The Gardner Heist
By Ulrich Boser. Harper.

5. Eat, Pray, Love
By Elizabeth Gilbert. Penguin.

6. Three Cups of Tea
By Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin. Penguin.

7. The Lost City of Z
By David Grann. Vintage.

8. Boston Restaurants 2010/2011
By Zagat Survey. Zagat.

9. Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea
By Chelsea Handler. Gallery.

10. A Little History of the World
By E.H. Gombrich. Yale University.

Source: Boston Area Bookstores

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