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April 3rd, 2012

Zuckoff honored for ‘Lost in Shangri-La’

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On Apr. 2, Prof. Mitch Zuckoff’s book Lost in Shangri-La was awarded the 2012 Laurence L. & Thomas Winship/PEN New England Award for nonfiction. Zuckoff’s book follows the strange events following a post-WWII plane crash in a land untouched by the outside world. From the book’s website: On May 13, 1945, twenty-four officers and enlisted […]


June 23rd, 2011

Zuckoff visits The Daily Show

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Professor Mitchell Zuckoff visited The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on June 22 to talk about his new WWII-era book, Lost in Shangri-La. The Daily Show – Mitchell Zuckoff Tags: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook Related Links Returning to Shangri-la Mitchell Zuckoff’s biography New York Times review Explore […]


April 26th, 2011

Zuckoff returns to Shangri-La

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In Prof. Mitchell Zuckoff’s newest book – Lost in Shangri-La – he discovers a nearly forgotten tale of a World War II-era plane crash that left three Americans stranded in an eerie, little-known part of world, surrounded by mountains and jungle. Here, the three castaways lived alongside a New Guinean tribe, which ate the hands […]