Mitchell Zuckoff is the author of six books and a professor of journalism at Boston University, where he teaches narrative writing and investigative reporting.
NEWS

RECOVERY MISSION is ON! Follow along live!

Approvals and funding have come through for “Duck Hunt 2013,” the expedition to recover the remains of Lieutenant John Pritchard, Radioman Benjamin Bottoms and Corporal Loren Howarth, the three heroes lost when their Grumman Duck rescue plane disappeared November 29, … Continue reading

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Amazon names FROZEN IN TIME among the Best Books of 2013 So Far!!

Amazon.com has picked Frozen in Time No. 3 among its “Best Books of the Year So Far” and also named it the No. 1 Best Book of the Year So Far in History! Amazon’s Best of the Year List is … Continue reading

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The BBC creates a great video story on “Frozen in Time.”

Using historic film, still images from the book, and an interview with Mitchell Zuckoff, the BBC has created a stirring video story about the events described in “Frozen in Time.” Credit goes to the BBC’s Ashley Semler and Bill McKenna. … Continue reading

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Salon names “Frozen in Time” among “This Summer’s Best Reads”!

Salon senior editor Laura Miller Salon names “Frozen in Time” among the “Summer’s Best Reads”! It’s an exciting list, with five novels, a memoir and “Frozen.” Here’s the standard Miller sets: “Somewhere between [Dan] Brown’s ‘Inferno’ and ‘War and Peace’ … Continue reading

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Another week on The New York Times’ Bestseller Lists!

“Frozen in Time” became an instant New York TImes triple bestseller, appearing on the hardcover, ebook and combined lists based on its first week of sales (the lists were printed in the paper on May 12, 2013). In its second … Continue reading

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REVIEWS

The Washington Post raves about “Frozen in Time”

Washington Post reviewer Joseph Kanon writes: “Zuckoff makes us feel lucky to have had such men. They are lucky to have him to tell their remarkable story.” Kanon generously adds a Father’s Day shout-out to book buyers, writing that “Frozen … Continue reading

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The Christian Science Monitor hails “a remarkable tale of perseverance”

Christian Science Monitor reviewer Ben Frederick says “Frozen in Time” is a “remarkable tale of perseverance in the face of unimaginable odds.” He’s no fan of the modern account of the Duck Hunt expedition, but writes: “Zuckoff is a masterful … Continue reading

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CNN cheers “a truly suspenseful and thrilling American story”!

CNN names “Frozen in Time” a “Must-Read Book for May” (and the only nonfiction among the five books chosen). Reviewer Christian Duchateau declares: “When it comes to riveting nonfiction, author Mitchell Zuckoff has a knack for finding fascinating but forgotten … Continue reading

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Dallas Morning News declares Frozen in Time “superbly written”!

Dallas Morning News book reviewer Steve Weinberg writes, “His dual narrative is a welcome change of pace from so many other World War II books. It is well-researched and superbly written, as might be expected from a former Boston Globe … Continue reading

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The Toronto Star hails a “taut, suspense-filled thriller”!

Toronto Star reviewer James Macgowan writes, “Zuckoff’s narrative skills make it easy to get wrapped up in the quest for the Duck and her crew. … Zuckoff expertly intersperses the chapters about the rescue attempt with his own story of … Continue reading

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