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Boston Globe Bestsellers, July 11-July 18

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"The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest" again tops the hardcover fiction list.

"The Big Short" stands tall for another week at the top of the hardcover nonfiction list.

"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" shows no signs of budging from the paperback fiction top spot.

"Eat, Pray, Love" remains the winner in paperback nonfiction, rounding out a week of little change.

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 Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
By David Mitchell. Random House.

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

5. Spies of the Balkans
By Alan Furst. Random House.

6. Private
By James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. Little, Brown.

7. Sizzling Sixteen
By Janet Evanovich. St. Martin’s.

8. The Passage
By Justin Cronin. Ballantine.

9. The Lion
By Nelson DeMille. Grand Central.

10. The Red Pyramid
By Rick Riordan. Hyperion.

Hardcover Nonfiction

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

2. Medium Raw
By Anthony Bourdain. Ecco.

3. Sh*t My Dad Says
By Justin Halpern. It.

4. The Last Stand
By Nathaniel Philbrick. Viking.

5. War
By Sebastian Junger. Twelve.

6. Born to Run
By Christopher McDougall. Knopf.

7. Women Food and God
By Geneen Roth. Scribner.

8. Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang
By Chelsea Handler. Grand Central.

9. Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter
By Tom Bissell. Pantheon.

10. Boston Then and Now
By Elizabeth McNulty. Thunder Bay.

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

6. Bad Things Happen
By Harry Dolan. Penguin.

7. The Magicians
By Lev Grossman. Plume.

8. Cutting for Stone
By Abraham Verghese. Vintage.

9. Let the Great World Spin
By Colum McCann. Random House.

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

Paberback Nonfiction

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

2. Zeitoun
By Dave Eggers. Vintage.

3. Three Cups of Tea
By Greg Mortenson. Penguin.

4. The Tipping Point
By Malcolm Gladwell. Back Bay.

5. Boston Restaurants 2010/2011
By Zagat Survey. Zagat.

6. Freakonomics
By Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. Harper Perennial.

7. Blink
By Malcolm Gladwell. Back Bay.

8. Soccernomics
By Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski. Nation.

9. Kitchen Confidential
By Anthony Bourdain. Ecco.

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

Source: Boston Area Bookstores

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