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Boston Globe Bestsellers, July 4-July 10

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"The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" remains king of the hardcover fiction realm.

"The Big Short" holds the top of the hardcover nonfiction list.

"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" stays strong at the front of the paperback fiction list.

"Eat, Pray, Love" knocks "Zeitoun" to second place on 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 Passage
By Justin Cronin. Ballantine.

3. The Help
By Kathryn Stockett. Putnam.

4. Sizzling Sixteen
By Janet Evanovich. St. Martin's. Press.

5. The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner
By Stephenie Meyer. Little, Brown.

6. The Lion
By Nelson DeMille. Grand Central.

7. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
By Aimee Bender. Doubleday.

8. Spies of the Balkans
By Alan Furst. Random House.

9. The Red Pyramid
By Rick Riordan. Hyperion.

10. Imperial Bedrooms
By Bret Easton Ellis. Knopf.

Hardcover Nonfiction

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

2. Medium Raw
By Anthony Bourdain. Ecco.

3. War
By Sebastian Junger. Twelve.

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

5. Born to Run
By Christopher McDougall. Knopf.

6. Denial: A Memoir of Terror
By Jessica Stern. Ecco.

7. The Why of Work
By Dave Ulrich and Wendy Ulrich. McGraw-Hill.

8. Role Models
By John Waters. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

9. The Last Stand
By Nathaniel Philbrick. Viking.

10. Women Food and God
By Geneen Roth. 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. Cutting for Stone
By Abraham Verghese. Vintage.

7. That Old Cape Magic
By Richard Russo. Vintage.

8. The Magicians
By Lev Grossman. Plume.

9. Bad Things Happen
By Harry Dolan. Penguin. Berkley Trade.

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

Paperback Nonfiction

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

2. Zeitoun
By Dave Eggers. Vintage.

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

4. Soccernomics
By Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski. Nation.

5. Eyewitness Travel: Top 10 Boston
By DK Publishing. DK Travel.

6. The Omnivore's Dilemma
By Michael Pollan. Penguin.

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

8. Freakonomics
By Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. Harper Perennial.

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

10. My Horizontal Life
By Chelsea Handler. Bloomsbury USA.

Source: Boston Area Bookstores

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