10 best books of August, according to Amazon's editors

Amazon's editors pick their 10 favorite August titles.

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2. 'The Dog Stars,' by Peter Heller

Heller, author of "Kook" and "Hell or High Water," explores a world post-disaster in his new novel "The Dog Stars." A pilot named Hig who has come through a flu plague unscathed is now living by himself in an empty world. Then, one day, he hears a mysterious voice on his radio. Hig sets out to find that person against all odds.

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