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Boston Globe Bestsellers, June 6-June 12

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"The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" debuts at No. 1 on the hardcover fiction list.

Sebastian Junger's "War" surges to the top of the hardcover nonfiction list.

"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" remains No. 1 on the paperback fiction list, giving the late Stieg Larsson control over both fiction lists.

"Eat, Pray, Love" tops the paperback nonfiction list.

Click below for the full lists.

Hardcover Fiction

1. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
By Stieg Larsson. Knopf.

2. The Help
By Kathryn Stockett. Putnam.

3. The Imperfectionists
By Tom Rachman. Dial.

4. 61 Hours
By Lee Child. Delacorte.

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

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

7. Innocent
By Scott Turow. Grand Central.

8. The Red Pyramid
By Rick Riordan. Hyperion.

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

10. This Body of Death
By Elizabeth George. Harper.

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. War
By Sebastian Junger. Twelve.

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

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

4. Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang
By Chelsea Handler. Grand Central.

5. The Last Stand
By Nathaniel Philbrick. Viking.

6. Born to Run
By Christopher McDougall. Knopf.

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

8. Justice
By Michael J. Sandel. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

9. Sh*t My Dad Says
By Justin Halpern. It.

10. Spoken from the Heart
By Laura Bush. Scribner.

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. Tinkers
By Paul Harding. Bellevue.

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

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

6. Commencement
By J. Courtney Sullivan. Vintage.

7. Cutting for Stone
By Abraham Verghese. Vintage.

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

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

10. The Magicians
By Lev Grossman. Plume.

Paperback Nonfiction
1. Eat, Pray, Love
By Elizabeth Gilbert. Penguin.

2. The Gardner Heist
By Ulrich Boser. Harper.

3. The Tipping Point
By Malcolm Gladwell. Back Bay.

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

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

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

7. Liar's Poker
By Michael Lewis. W.W. Norton.

8. Food Rules
By Michael Pollan. Penguin.

9. Strength in What Remains
By Tracy Kidder. Random House.

10. The Girls from Ames
By Jeffrey Zaslow. Gotham.

Source: Boston Area Bookstores

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