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Boston Globe Bestsellers: Nov. 21-28

Posted by guest  November 26, 2010 05:06 PM

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Dennis Lehane's "Moonlight Mile" remains the top hardcover fiction seller.

"Life," by Keith Richards, returned to the top spot in hardcover nonfiction.

"Cutting for Stone" topped the paperback fiction list.

"Inside of a Dog" was the top paperback nonfiction seller.

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Hardcover Fiction

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

2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth
By Jeff Kinney. Amulet.

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

4. Freedom
By Jonathan Franzen. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

5. Confession
By John Grisham. Doubleday.

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

7. Luka and the Fire of Life
By Salman Rushdie. Random House.

8. Cross Fire
By James Patterson. Little, Brown.

9. Towers of Midnight
By Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson. Tor.

10. Rose in a Storm
By Jon Katz. Villard.


Hardcover Nonfiction

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

2. Unbroken
By Laura Hillenbrand. Random House.

3. Decision Points
By George W. Bush. Crown.

4. The Autobiography of Mark Twain, Vol. 1
By Mark Twain. University of California.

5. Emperor of all Maladies
By Siddhartha Mukherjee. Scribner.

6. I Remember Nothing (tie)
By Nora Ephron. Knopf.

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

8. All the Devils are Here
By Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera. Portfolio.

9. Decoded
By Jay-Z. Spiegel & Grau.

10. Louisa May Alcott
By Susan Cheever. Simon & Schuster.


Paperback Fiction

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

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

3. Little Bee
By Chris Cleave. Simon & Schuster.

4. The Hunger Games
By Suzanne Collins. Scholastic.

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

6. Tinkers
By Paul Harding. Bellevue.

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

8. House Rules
By Jodi Picoult. Washington Square.

9. The Art of Racing in the Rain
By Garth Stein. Harper.

10. The Lacuna
By Barbara Kingsolver. Harper Perennial.


Paperback Nonfiction

1. Inside of a Dog
By Alexandra Horowitz. Scribner.

2. Just Kids
By Patti Smith. Ecco.

3. Eat, Pray, Love
By Elizabeth Gilbert. Penguin.

4. Complications
By Atul Gawande. Picador.

5. Blink
By Malcolm Gladwell. Back Bay.

6. The No [expletive] Rule
By Robert I. Sutton. Business Plus.

7. Zeitoun (tie)
By Dave Eggers. Vintage.

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

9. Stones into Schools (tie)
By Greg Mortenson. Penguin.

9. The Vikings
By Robert Ferguson. Viking.

Source: Boston area bookstores.

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