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Sunday, June 13, 2010

Fiction
1

THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET'S NEST

(Knopf, $27.95). By Stieg Larsson. The Millennium Trilogy ends as Salander hunts for her failed assassin.

2
2

THE SPY (Putnam, $27.95). By Clive Cussler

and Justin Scott. Isaac Bell returns, confronted with the murder of Navy researchers as WWI looms.

1
3

BULLET (Berkley, $26.95). By Laurell K. Hamilton

The Mother of All Darkness, the first vampire, has devious plans for Anita Blake, now back in St. Louis.

1
4

THE HELP (Amy Einhorn, $24.95)

By Kathryn Stockett. A frank chronicle of the lives of several black maids working in a town in 1960s Miss.

47
5

THE BOURNE OBJECTIVE (Grand Central, $27.99)

By Eric Van Lustbader. Master operative Jason Bourne parries with a formidable foe -- and a creepy cabal.

1
6

THE BURNING WIRE (Simon & Schuster, $26.99)

By Jeffery Deaver. Lincoln Rhyme turns the lights out on a killer using the electrical grid to commit murder.

1
7

INNOCENT (Grand Central, $27.99)

By Scott Turow. Rusty Savitch is a murder suspect once more in this sequel to "Presumed Innocent."

5
8

61 HOURS (Delacorte, $28)

By Lee Child. Ex-military cop Jack Reacher finds himself stranded in a small town with big (drug) problems.

3
9

HEART OF THE MATTER (St. Martin's, $26.99)

By Emily Giffin. Alternating voices narrate this tale of a doctor's life: his wife and the woman he's drawn to.

4
10

STORM PREY (Putnam, $27.95)

By John Sandford. When a robbery results in a death, Lucas Davenport's wife is a star witness.

3
Nonfiction/General
1

THE BIG SHORT: INSIDE THE DOOMSDAY MACHINE

(Norton, $27.95). By Michael Lewis

The murky world of financial derivatives.

12
2

WOMEN FOOD AND GOD: AN UNEXPECTED PATH TO

ALMOST EVERYTHING (Scribner, $24)

By Geneen Roth. Tackling compulsive eating.

8
3

OPERATION MINCEMEAT: HOW A DEAD MAN AND A

BIZARRE PLAN FOOLED THE NAZIS AND ASSURED AN

ALLIED VICTORY (Harmony, $25.99). By Ben Macintyre

1
4

SPOKEN FROM THE HEART (Scribner, $30)

By Laura Bush. The former first lady's reflections on eight years in the White House and what came before.

5
5

GETTING CHANGE RIGHT: HOW LEADERS TRANSFORM

ORGANIZATIONS FROM THE INSIDE OUT

(Jossey-Bass, $27.95). By Seth Kahan

1
6

TO SAVE AMERICA: STOPPING OBAMA'S SECULAR-

SOCIALIST MACHINE (Regnery, $29.95)

By Newt Gingrich. More pummeling of the president.

3
7

WAR (Twelve, $26.99). By Sebastian Junger

Fourteen months embedded with the 173rd Airborne Brigade in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley.

4
8

STRENGTHSFINDER 2.0: . . . ONLINE TEST FROM

GALLUP'S "NOW, DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTHS"

(Gallup, $21.95). By Tom Rath

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9

SH*T MY DAD SAYS (It, $15.99). By Justin Halpern

A son gleans wisdom from his 73-year-old dad after moving back home; inspiration for a new sitcom.

1
10

THE PROMISE: PRESIDENT OBAMA, YEAR ONE

(Simon & Schuster, $28). By Jonathan Alter

Has the "Change We Can Believe In" materialized?

3

Rankings reflect sales for the week ended June 6, 2010. The charts may not be reproduced without permission from Nielsen BookScan. Copyright © 2010 by Nielsen BookScan. (The right-hand column of numbers represents weeks on this list, which premiered in Book World on Jan. 11, 2004. The bestseller lists in print alternate between hardcover and paperback.)


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