Books by Mitchell Zuckoff

Mitchell Zuckoff's honors include the 2000 Distinguished Writing Award from the American Society of Newspaper Editors. His book Choosing Naia: A Family's Journey was a Boston Globe bestseller and won the Christopher Award.


Released: May 1, 2013

"An exhaustively layered but exciting account involving characters of enormous courage and stamina."
An intrepid journalist joins a real-life Arctic search team seeking details about "three American military planes that crashed in Greenland during World War II." Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2011

"Polished, fast-paced and immensely readable—ready for the big screen."
Former Boston Globe reporter Zuckoff (Journalism/Boston Univ.; Robert Altman: The Oral Biography, 2009, etc.) delivers a remarkable survival story. Read full book review >
ROBERT ALTMAN by Mitchell Zuckoff
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 19, 2009

"An engrossing, comprehensive book that gives invaluable insight into the life and work of a truly original artist."
The expansive oral biography a great American director. Read full book review >
PONZI by Mitchell Zuckoff
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 15, 2005

"A well-told portrait of a would-be titan—and a cautionary history for our own era. (b&w photos, not seen)"
From former Boston Globe reporter Zuckoff (Journalism/Boston Univ.; Choosing Naia, 2002): an entertaining history about the 1920 financial bubble that became a prototype for later business scandals. Read full book review >
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Emotionally draining. (16 pp. b&w photos, not seen)"
A numbing, sorrowful tale of teenagers drawn to murder, artfully structured by Boston Globe staffers Lehr (Black Mass, 2000) and Zuckoff (Choosing Naia, 2002). Read full book review >
CHOOSING NAIA by Mitchell Zuckoff
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: Oct. 21, 2002

"A moving testimony to a remarkable family as well as an informative primer on Down's syndrome."
A meticulously researched, empathetic account, expanded from a series Zuckoff wrote for the Boston Globe, about a young couple's decision to continue with a pregnancy after they learned the baby had Down's syndrome. Read full book review >