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Bestsellers: It's no secret that 'Private' is No. 1

A list of national bestsellers compiled by Publishers Weekly for the week ending July 11.


1. PRIVATE, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Little, Brown)

2. SIZZLING SIXTEEN, by Janet Evanovich (St. Martin's)

3. THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET'S NEST, by Stieg Larsson (Knopf)

4. THE OVERTON WINDOW, by Glenn Beck (Threshold Editions)

5. THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam / Amy Einhorn)

6. FOREIGN INFLUENCE, by Brad Thor (Atria)

7. THE PASSAGE, by Justin Cronin (Ballantine)

8. THE LION, by Nelson DeMille (Grand Central)

9. FAMILY TIES, by Danielle Steel (Delacorte)

10. ICE COLD, by Tess Gerritsen (Ballantine)


1. -- MY DAD SAYS, by Justin Halpern (It Books)

2. Medium Raw, by Anthony Bourdain (Ecco)

3. WOMEN FOOD AND GOD, by Geneen Roth (Scribner)

4. DELIVERING HAPPINESS, by Tony Hsieh (Business Plus)

5. CHELSEA CHELSEA BANG BANG, by Chelsea Handler (Grand Central)

6. THE BIG SHORT, by Michael Lewis (Norton)

7. WAR, by Sebastian Junger (Twelve)

8. SPOKEN FROM THE HEART, by Laura Bush (Scribner)

9. HOME TEAM, by Sean Payton and Ellis Henican (NAL)

10. EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON, by S.C. Gwynne (Scribner)


1. THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson (Vintage)

2. EAT, PRAY, LOVE, by Elizabeth Gilbert (Penguin)

3. THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE, by Stieg Larsson (Vintage)

4. LITTLE BEE, by Chris Cleave (Simon & Schuster)

5. SWIMSUIT, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Grand Central)

6. ONE DAY, by David Nicholls (Vintage)

7. BEST FRIENDS FOREVER, by Jennifer Weiner (Washington Square Press)

8. THREE CUPS OF TEA, by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin (Penguin)

9. A RELIABLE WIFE, by Robert Goolrick (Algonquin)

10. SARAH'S KEY, by Tatiana de Rosnay (St. Martin's Griffin)


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