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Boston Globe Bestsellers, July 26-August 1

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"The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" yet again triumphs on the hardcover fiction list.

"The Big Short" returns to the top spot, after a week-long hiatus, in hardcover nonfiction.

"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" remains at the head of the paperback fiction list.

"Lit" replaces "Eat, Pray, Love" in paperback nonfiction.

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. Faithful Place
By Tana French. Viking.

5. The Passage
By Justin Cronin. Ballantine.

6. The Search
By Nora Roberts. Putnam.

7. The Cookbook Collector
By Allegra Goodman. Dial.

8. The Imperfectionists
By Tom Rachman. Dial.

9. A Visit from the Goon Squad
By Jennifer Egan. Knopf.

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

Hardcover Nonfiction

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

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

3. Medium Raw
By Anthony Bourdain. Ecco.

4. Denial: A Memoir of Terror
By Jessica Stern. Ecco.

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

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

7. The Last Lecture
By Randy Pausch and Jeffrey Zaslow. Hyperion.

8. War
By Sebastian Junger. Twelve.

9. State Shapes: Massachusetts
By Erik Bruun. Black Dog and Leventhal.

10. Empire of the Summer Moon
By S.C. Gwynne. 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. One Day
By David Nicholls. Vintage.

6. Cutting for Stone
By Abraham Verghese. Vintage.

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

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

9. Bad Things Happen
By Harry Dolan. Berkley Trade.

10. Cloud Atlas
By David Mitchell. Random House.

Paperback Nonfiction

1. Lit
By Mary Karr. Harper Perennial.

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

3. Zeitoun
By Dave Eggers. Vintage.

4. Three Cups of Tea
By Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin. Penguin.

5. Robert’s Rules in Plain English
By Doris P. Zimmerman. Collins Reference.

6. Becoming a New Manager
By Harvard Business School Press. Harvard Business School.

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

8. Strength in What Remains
By Tracy Kidder. Random House.

9. Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual
By Michael Pollan. Penguin.

10. Kitchen Confidential
By Anthony Bourdain. Ecco.

Source: Boston area bookstores

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