Find biggest 10 files in current and subdirectories and sort by file size

find . -type f -exec ls -shS {} + | head -10
This requires a version of GNU find that supports the -exec {} + action, but it seems more straightforward than the versions already posted.
Sample Output
1.2G ./This -is -a "bad" filename with dashes, spaces, and unmatched 'quotes! -asdf " < > ? * 
168M ./ok_go_-_twelve_remixes_of_four_songs-mp3-1343176765.zip
156M ./mc_frontalot_-_favoritism-mp3-1343247538.zip
119M ./hitoshi_sakimoto_-_best_of_the_valkyria_chronicles-mp3-1343176765.zip
108M ./Tin/christopher_tin_-_calling_all_dawns-mp3-1343176765.zip
 89M ./TMBG/they_might_be_giants_-_album_raises_new_and_troubling_questions-mp3-1343248905.zip
 85M ./jonathan_coulton_-_jonathan_coultons_greatest_hit_plus_13_other_songs-mp3-1343245716.zip
8.2M ./TMBG/They Might Be Giants/Album Raises New and Troubling Questions/13 Tubthumping (feat. the Onion AV Club Choir).mp3
7.6M ./TMBG/They Might Be Giants/Album Raises New and Troubling Questions/19 Dirt Bike (with the Other Thing Brass Band).mp3
7.5M ./TMBG/They Might Be Giants/Album Raises New and Troubling Questions/03 You Probably Get That A Lot (Elegant Too Remix).mp3

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2012-07-28 17:21:46

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