WASHINGTON BEST­SELLERS PA­PER­BACK

The Washington Post Sunday - - BOOK WORLD - Rank­ings re­flect sales for the week ended Jan. 9, 2011. The charts may not be re­pro­duced with­out per­mis­sion from Nielsen BookScan. Copy­right 2011 by Nielsen BookScan. (The right-hand col­umn of num­bers rep­re­sents weeks on this list, which pre­miered in Book

FIC­TION

1 THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TAT­TOO 81 (Vin­tage, $14.95). By Stieg Lars­son. First book in the late Swede’s “Mil­len­nium Tril­ogy”; ba­sis of the film.

2 THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE 42 (Vin­tage, $15.95). By Stieg Lars­son. Sex traf­fick­ing be­tween Swe­den and East­ern Europe is ex­posed.

3 DE­LIVER US FROM EVIL (Vi­sion, $9.99) 2 By David Bal­dacci. Covert op Shaw re­turns to thwart a Ukrainian trad­ing in nu­clear arms and slav­ery.

4 THE LOST SYM­BOL (An­chor, $9.99) 12 By Dan Brown. Ma­sonic lore fig­ures promi­nently in this se­quel to “The Da Vinci Code”; set in D.C.

5 CUT­TING FOR STONE (Vin­tage, $15.95) 15 By Abra­ham Vergh­ese. Medicine, po­lit­i­cal up­heaval and Africa wo­ven into a sweep­ing saga.

6 WIN­TER GAR­DEN (St. Martin’s, $14.99) 1 By Kristin Han­nah. A fa­ther’s death drives two sis­ters’ dis­cov­ery of their Rus­sian-born mother’s scarred past.

7 LIT­TLE BEE (Simon & Schus­ter, $14) 45 By Chris Cleave. This wry sec­ond novel from a Bri­tish jour­nal­ist ex­plores the state of war and refugees.

8 HOUSE RULES (Washington Square, $16) 9 By Jodi Pi­coult. A mom’s or­deal when her old­est son, who has Asperger’s syn­drome, is ac­cused of murder.

9 THE SCENT OF JAS­MINE (Pocket, $7.99) 2 By Jude Dev­er­aux. Grant­ing a fa­vor leads a South­ern belle on a run for her life with a dash­ing Scots­man.

10 THE IM­PER­FEC­TION­ISTS (Dial, $15) 1 By Tom Rach­man. The tu­mul­tuous, of­ten comic go­ings-on at a fail­ing English-lan­guage paper in Rome.

NON­FIC­TION/GEN­ERAL

1 IN­SIDE OF A DOG: WHAT DOGS SEE, SMELL, AND 12

KNOW (Scrib­ner, $16). By Alexan­dra Horowitz A psy­chol­ogy pro­fes­sor hits the dog park.

2 HEAVEN IS FOR REAL: A LIT­TLE BOY’S 1 AS­TOUND­ING STORY OF HIS TRIP TO HEAVEN AND

BACK (Thomas Nel­son, $16.99). By Todd Burpo

3 WHAT THE DOG SAW (Back Bay, $16.99) 4 By Mal­colm Glad­well. A col­lec­tion of quirky es­says that were pre­vi­ously pub­lished in the New Yorker.

4 EAT THIS, NOT THAT! NEW 2011 EDI­TION 5 (Ro­dale, $19.99). By David Zinczenko & Matt Gould­ing. Up­dated edi­tion with new fea­tures.

5 THE OF­FI­CIAL SAT STUDY GUIDE 52 (Col­lege Board, $21.99). This re­vised man­ual of­fers 10 prac­tice tests and loads of tips.

6 JUST KIDS (Ecco, $16). By Patti Smith 6 The singer-song­writer re­flects on her ro­mance and en­dur­ing friend­ship with Robert Map­plethorpe.

7 COOK THIS, NOT THAT! EASY AND AWE­SOME 350 6 CALO­RIE MEALS (Ro­dale, $19.99) By David Zinczenko & Matt Gould­ing. Fast-food faves.

8 THE LEAN SIX SIGMA POCKET TOOLBOOK 1 (McGraw-Hill, $16.95). By Michael L. Ge­orge et al. A quick ref­er­ence guide of man­age­ment prin­ci­ples.

9 THE WORLD ALMANAC AND BOOK OF FACTS 2011 8 (World Almanac, $12.99). An author­ity since 1868, this edi­tion in­cludes the Olympics and midterms.

10 WHAT TO EX­PECT WHEN YOU’RE EX­PECT­ING 11 (Work­man, $14.95). By Heidi Murkoff & Sharon Mazell. Fourth edi­tion of the pop­u­lar guide.

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