The Billion Dollar Spy by David E. Hoffman has been chosen as the Waterstones Non-Fiction Book of the Month for August.
David E. Hoffman is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and journalist. His portrait of Cold War espionage in The Billion Dollar Spy is built on previously classified documents and interviews with first-hand participants and follows the true story of Adolf Tolkachev, the CIA's most valuable spy in the Soviet Union.
Published by Icon Books, The Billion Dollar Spy has been celebrated in The Times as "an astonishingly detailed picture of espionage in the 1980s, written with pacey journalistic verve and an eerily contemporary feel."
Translation rights have been sold in 10 languages to date.