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Boston Globe Bestsellers, June 20-June 26

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"The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" settles in at No. 1 on the hardcover fiction list for the third consecutive week.

"The Big Short" sticks around at No.1 on the hardcover nonfiction list.

"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" holds firm at No. 1 on the paperback fiction list, with "Tinkers" still close behind at No. 2.

"The Black Swan" shoots back to the top of the fickle 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. The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner
By Stephenie Meyer. Little, Brown.

5. The Lion
By Nelson DeMille. Grand Central.

6. The Imperfectionists
By Tom Rachman. Dial.

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

8. The Red Pyramid
By Rick Riordan. Hyperion.

9. Innocent
By Scott Turow. Grand Central.

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


Hardcover Nonfiction

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

2. War
By Sebastian Junger. Twelve.

3. Medium Raw
By Anthony Bourdain. Ecco.

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

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

6. Born to Run
By Christopher McDougall. Knopf.

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

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

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

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

7. Commencement
By J. Courtney Sullivan. Vintage.

8. Cutting for Stone
By Abraham Verghese. Vintage.

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

10. Look Again
By Lisa Scottoline. St. Martin's Griffin.


Paperback Nonfiction

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

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

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

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

5. Half the Sky
By Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. Vintage.

6. Blink
By Malcolm Gladwell. Back Bay.

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

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

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

10. The Accidental Billionaires
By Ben Mezrich. Anchor.

Source: Boston Area Bookstores

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