NEW YORK — Adam Higginbotham's “Midnight in
Higginbotham has received the William E. Colby Award, given for an outstanding book on military or intelligence history. The award, announced Monday, is named for the late CIA director. It's presented by Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont, and sponsored in part by the Chicago-based Pritzker Military Foundation.
The Colby award was established in 1999. Previous winners include Karl Marlantes' novel “Matterhorn” and Dexter Filkins' “The Forever War.”
Colby was CIA director during the Nixon and Ford administrations.
Earlier this year, “Midnight in
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