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Boston Globe Bestsellers, June 13-June 19

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"The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" dominated the hardcover fiction list for a second consecutive week.

"The Big Short" returns to No. 1 on the hardcover nonfiction list. Sebastian Junger's "War," last week's No. 1, drops down to third.

"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" maintains its control over the paperback fiction list, but the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Tinkers" creeps up to No. 2.

"Eat, Pray, Love" returns for a second week atop 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 Red Pyramid
By Rick Riordan. Hyperion.

4. The Imperfectionists
By Tom Rachman. Dial.

5. 61 Hours
By Lee Child. Delacorte.

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

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

8. Bullet
By Laurell K. Hamilton. Berkley.

9. Innocent
By Scott Turow. Grand Central.

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


Hardcover Nonfiction

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

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

3. War
By Sebastian Junger. Twelve.

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

5. The Last Stand
By Nathaniel Philbrick. Viking.

6. The Upside of Irrationality
By Dan Ariely. Harper.

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

8. The Checklist Manifesto
By Atul Gawande. Metropolitan.

9. Seaworthy
By Linda Greenlaw. Viking.

10. Eaarth
By Bill McKibben. Times.


Paperback Fiction

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

2. Tinkers
By Paul Harding. Bellevue.

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

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

5. Cutting for Stone
By Abraham Verghese. Vintage.

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

7. The Magicians
By Lev Grossman. Plume.

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

9. Commencement
By J. Courtney Sullivan. Vintage.

10. The Alchemist
By Paulo Coelho. HarperCollins.


Paperback Nonfiction

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

2. The Gardner Heist
By Ulrich Boser. Harper.

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. Home Game
By Michael Lewis. W.W. Norton.

10. Farm City
By Novella Carpenter. Penguin.

Source: Boston Area Bookstores

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