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

Amazon's editors pick their 10 favorite August titles.

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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