Intelligence Book of the Year - Shortlist 2013

The following titles have been short listed for the St Ermin’s Hotel Intelligence Book of the Year Award 2013, an annual prize offered to all non-fiction titles concerned with the world of intelligence and espionage published in English the year previous and which, in the opinion of the judges, adds substantially to the literature.

Alphabetical :

CRUMPTON, Henry A. THE ART OF INTELLIGENCE : Lessons from a Life in the CIA's Clandestine Service (New York: Penguin, 2012), pp. 338

HARTDAVIS, Duff. MAN OF WAR : The Secret Life of Captain Alan Hillgarth, Officer, Adventurer, Agent (London: Random House, 2012), pp. 433

MACINTYRE, Ben. DOUBLE CROSS : The True Story of The DDay Spies (London: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2012), pp. 417

VERTEFEUILLE, Jeanne and GRIMES, Sandra : CIRCLE OF TREASON: A CIA Account of Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed (Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2012), pp. 240

The winning title / author will receive a £3,000 cash prize and all authors from the titles short-listed for the award will be offered complimentary stays at the St Ermin’s Hotel. The winning title will be announced on Tuesday 19th. March at a lunchtime event at the hotel.


Authors and publishers are welcome to contact Tim Fordham-Moss should they wish to submit a publication for this award. For details please email