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Boston Globe Bestsellers: Nov. 7-14

Posted by guest  November 12, 2010 01:53 PM

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Dennis Lehane's new novel "Moonlight Mile" tops the hardcover fiction list.

Keith Richards's "Life" remains the best hardcover nonfiction seller.

"Cutting for Stone" returned to its intermittent place atop the paperback fiction list.

"Eat, Pray, Love" returned to the top spot in paperback nonfiction.

Click below to see the full lists...

Hardcover Fiction

1. Moonlight Mile
By Dennis Lehane. William Morrow.

2. Freedom
By Jonathan Franzen. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

3. Towers of Midnight (tie)
By Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson. Tor.

3. Our Kind of Traitor
By John le Carré. Viking.

3. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk
By David Sedaris. Little, Brown.

6. The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest.
By Stieg Larsson. Knopf.

7. Confession (tie)
By John Grisham. Doubleday.

7. Great House
By Nicole Krauss. W.W. Norton.

9. The Help
By Kathryn Stockett. Putnam.

10. Room
By Emma Donoghue. Little, Brown.


Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Life
By Keith Richards. Little, Brown.

2. At Home (tie)
By Bill Bryson. Doubleday.

2. Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That
By Ina Garten. Clarkson Potter.

4. Cleopatra
By Stacy Schiff. Little, Brown.

5. Let’s Take the Long Way Home
By Gail Caldwell. Random House.

6. Flour
By Joanne Chang. Chronicle.

7. Unbearable Lightness (tie)
By Portia de Rossi. Atria.

7. Atlantic
By Simon Winchester. Harper.

9. Me
By Ricky Martin. Celebra.

10. Kasey to the Rescue
By Ellen Rogers. Hyperion.


Paperback Fiction

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

2. The Finkler Question
By Howard Jacobson. Bloomsbury.

3. Little Bee (tie)
By Chris Cleave. Simon & Schuster.

3. A Gate at the Stairs
By Lorrie Moore. Vintage.

5. The Girl who Played with Fire
By Stieg Larsson. Vintage.

6. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
By Stieg Larsson. Vintage.

7. The Best American Short Stories 2010
Edited by Richard Russo. Mariner.

8. Happy Ever After
By Nora Roberts. Berkley.

9. Wolf Hall
By Hilary Mantel. Picador.

10. The Hunger Games
By Suzanne Collins. Scholastic.


Paperback Nonfiction

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

2. Just Kids
By Patti Smith. Ecco.

3. Complications
By Atul Gawande. Picador.

4. Lords of Finance
By Liaquat Ahamed. Penguin.

5. Liar’s Poker
By Michael Lewis. W. W. Norton.

6. Where Men Win Glory
By Jon Krakauer. Anchor.

7. Tokyo Vice
By Jake Adelstein. Vintage.

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

9. The Best American Essays 2010 (tie)
Edited by Christopher Hitchens. Mariner.

9. Little History of the World
By E. H. Gombrich. Yale.

Source: Boston area bookstores.

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