Top 10 books of 2011, according to Amazon's editors

Amazon's editors pick their top 10 books of the year so far.

1. Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II, by Mitchell Zuckoff

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    Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II, by Mitchell Zuckoff, Harper, 400 pp.
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"Lost in Shangri-La" is the gripping stranger-than-fiction account of the story of three survivors of an American plane crash in Dutch New Guinea during World War II. Journalism professor Mitchell Zuckoff chronicles the survivors' fight for their lives while being pursued by Japanese troops and also their encounters with natives living a Stone Age-era existence.

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