Individual courses will have separate reading lists. This intelligence bibliography will give you a running start on your studies; it is not meant to be comprehensive.  Inclusion of an entry should not be interpreted as indicating endorsement of the authors’ views by the Daniel Morgan Graduate School or any members of its faculty, staff, or affiliates.

DCI and ADCI Memoirs

Allen Dulles  The Craft of Intelligence  New York: Harper and Row, 1963, 277 pp.

William Colby and Peter Forbath  Honorable Men: My Life in the CIA  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1978, 493 pp.

Robert Gates  From the Shadows: The Ultimate Insider’s Story of Five Presidents and How They Won the Cold War  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1996, 604 pp.

Richard Helms with William Hood  A Look Over My Shoulder: A Life in the Central Intelligence Agency  New York: Random House, 2003, 478 pp.

Michael Morell with Bill Harlow  The Great War of Our Time: The CIA’s Fight from Al Qa’ida to ISIS   NY: Twelve, 2015, 395 pp.

Leon Panetta and Jim Newton  Worthy Fights:  A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace  New York: Penguin, 2014, 512 pp.

George J. Tenet with William Harlow At the Center of the storm:  My Years at the CIA  New York: HarperCollins, 2007, 549 pp.

Stansfield Turner  Secrecy and Democracy—The CIA in Transition  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985.

Memoirs by Intelligence Officers

Robert Baer  See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA’s War on Terrorism New York: Crown, 2002, 284 pp., and  Robert Baer and Dayna Baer The Company We Keep: A Husband-and-Wife True-Life Spy Story New York: Crown, 2011, 320 pp.

Milt Bearden and James Risen  The Main Enemy: The Inside Story of the CIA’s Final Showdown with the KGB  New York: Random House, 2003, 506 pp.

Duane R. Clarridge  A Spy for All Seasons: My Life in the CIA  New York: Scribner, 1996, 430 pp.

Henry Crumpton  The Art of Intelligence: Lessons From a Life in the CIA’s Clandestine Service New York: Penguin, 2013, 352 pp.

William J. Daugherty In the Shadow of the Ayatollah: A CIA Hostage in Iran  Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 2001, 280 pp.

Jack Devine with Vernon Loeb  Good Hunting: An American Spymaster’s Story  New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014, 333 pp.

Lawrence Devlin  Chief of Station/Congo: Fighting the Cold War in a Hot Zone  New York: Public Affairs, 2008, 312 pp.

Tom Gilligan   CIA Life: 10,000 Days with the Agency Guilford, Connecticut: Foreign Intelligence Press, 1991, 285 pp.

Austin Goodrich  Born to Spy: Recollections of a CIA Case Officer New York: iUniverse, 2004, 157 pp.

Donald Gregg  Pot Shards: Fragments of a Life Lived in CIA, the White House, and the Two Koreas Washington, DC: New Academia Publishing/Vellum Books, 2014, 346 pp.

Robert L. Grenier  88 Days to Kandahar: A CIA Diary  New York: Simon and Schuster, 2015, 465 pp.

Richard Holm  The American Agent: My Life in the CIA  London: St. Ermin’s Press, 2003, 462 pp., and Richard Holm and Timothy Miller  The Craft We Chose: My Life in the CIA  Mountain Lake Park, Maryland:  Mountain Lake Press, 2011, 584 pp.

James Lilley with Jeffrey Lilley China Hands: Nine Decades of Adventure, Espionage and Diplomacy  New York: Public Affairs, 2004.

Melissa Boyle Mahle  Denial and Deception: An Insider’s View of the CIA New York: Nation Books, 2005, 418 pp.

Cord Meyer Facing Reality: From World Federalism to the CIA New York: Harper & Row, 1980.

Edward Mickolus, ed.  Stories from Langley: A Glimpse Inside the CIA Washington, DC, and Lincoln, Nebraska: Potomac Books/University of Nebraska Press, 2014, 387 pp., and Stories from Langley: A Glimpse Inside the CIA, Volume 2, forthcoming.

Floyd L. Paseman  A Spy’s Journey:  A CIA Memoir  St. Paul: Zenith Press, 2004, 287 pp.

David Atlee Phillips The Night Watch: 25 Years of Peculiar Service  New York: Atheneum, 1977.

John Rizzo  Company Man: 30 Years of Controversy and Crisis in the CIA  NY: Scribner 2014, 338 pp.

Jose A. Rodriguez, Jr. with Bill Harlow  Hard Measures: How Aggressive CIA Actions After 9/11 Saved American Lives  New York: Threshold Editions, 2013, 304 pp.

Ted Shackley with Richard A. Finney  Spymaster: My Life in the CIA  Dulles, Virginia: Potomac Books, 2005, 309 pp.

Perry Smith The Unlikely Priest Jacksonville, Florida: Padre Nuestro, 2011, 280 pp.

TJ Waters Class 11: Inside the CIA’s First Post-9/11 Spy Class  New York: Dutton, 2006, 320 pp.

Overviews of Intelligence Culture

Ted Gup  The Book of Honor: Covert Lives and Classified Deaths at the CIA  New York: Doubleday, 2000, 390 pp.

Charles E. Lathrop  The Literary Spy: The Ultimate Source for Quotations on Espionage and Intelligence New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004, 496 pp.

Edward Mickolus “A Guide to Popular Student Books on Intelligence:  What do students think they know about intelligence before they walk into the classroom?”  19, 1 The Intelligencer: Journal of US Intelligence Studies Winter/Spring 2012, pp. 67-71; reprinted in Peter Oleson, ed. Guide to the Study of Intelligence  Washington, DC: Association of Former Intelligence Officers, 2016.

Edward Mickolus  The Secret Book of CIA Humor  Gretna, Louisiana, Pelican, 2011, 240 pp.

James Olson  Fair Play:  The Moral Dilemmas of Spying  Washington, DC: Potomac, 2006, 291 pp.

Counterintelligence

Christopher Andrew and Vasili Mitrokhin  The Sword and the Shield: The Mitrokhin Archive and the Secret History of the KGB  Basic Books, 2000, 700 pp. and its second volume Christopher Andrew and Vasili Mitrokhin  The World Was Going Our Way: The KGB and the Battle for The Third World  Basic Books, 2005, 678 pp.

Tennent H. Bagley  Spy Wars: Moles, Mysteries, and Deadly Games  New Haven: Yale University Press, 207, 313 pp.

Kenneth A. Daigler  Spies, Patriots and Traitors Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2014, 288 pp.

Sandra V. Grimes and Jeanne Vertefeuille  Circle of Treason: A CIA Account of Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed  Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 2012, 240 pp.

Ben Macintyre  A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal  NY: Crown 2014, 413 pp.

Keith Melton The Ultimate Spy Book  London: Dorling Kindersley, 1996, 176 pp.

Edward Mickolus The Counterintelligence Chronology: Spying by and Against the United States from the 1700s through 2014 (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland, 2015).

Jennifer Sims and Burton Gerber, eds. Vaults, Mirrors and Masks: Rediscovering US Counterintelligence  Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2008, 240 pp.

Michael J. Sulick    American Spies: Espionage Against the United States from the Cold War to the Present  Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2013, 383 pp.

Michael J. Sulick  Spying in America: Espionage from the Revolutionary War to the Dawn of the Cold War   Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2012, 333 pp.

Clandestine Operations

Clarence Ashley  CIA Spymaster  Gretna, Louisiana: Pelican Publishing Company, 2004, 350 pp.

Ronald Kessler  CIA at War: Inside the Secret Campaign Against Terror New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2003, 378 pp. and Inside the CIA New York: Pocket, 1994, 400 pp.

Joseph Persico  Casey: The Lives and Secrets of William J. Casey: From the OSS to the CIA   New York: Viking, 1909, 601 pp.

Thomas Powers The Man Who Kept the Secrets: Richard Helms and the CIA New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979.

Jerrold L. Schecter and Peter Deriabin  The Spy Who Saved the World:  How a Soviet Colonel Changed the Course of the Cold War New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1992, 488 pp.

Benjamin Weiser  A Secret Life:  The Polish Officer, His Covert Mission, and the Price He Paid to Save His Country  New York: Public Affairs, 2004, 383 pp

Covert Action

Gary Berntsen and Ralph Pezzullo  Jawbreaker: The Attack on Bin Laden and al Qaeda: A Personal Account by the CIA’s Key Field Commander   New York: Crown, 2005, 328 pp.

George Crile  Charlie Wilson’s War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History  New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2003, 550 pp.

Steve Coll  Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, From the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001  New York: Penguin, 2004, 712 pp.

William J. Daugherty Executive Secrets: Covert Action and the Presidency Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2004, 298 pp.

Gary Schroen  First In: An Insider’s Account of How the CIA Spearheaded the War on Terror in Afghanistan  New York: Ballantine, 2005, 379 pp.

Science and Technology

Dino Brugioni  Eyeball to Eyeball: The Inside Story of the Cuban Missile Crisis New York: Random House, 1990.

Antonio J. Mendez with Malcolm McConnell  The Master of Disguise: My Secret Life in the CIA  New York: Perennial, 1999, 351 pp.

Antonio and Jonna Mendez with Bruce Henderson  Spy Dust: Two Masters of Disguise Reveal the Tools and Operations That Helped Win the Cold War  New York: Atria Books, 2002, 306 pp.

Gregory W. Pedlow and Donald E. Welzenbach The CIA and the U-2 Program, 1954-1974  Washington, D.C.: History Staff, Center for the Study of Intelligence, 1998.

Jeffrey T. Richelson The Wizards of Langley: Inside the CIA’s Directorate of Science and Technology  Boulder: Westview, 2001, 416 pp.

David Robarge  Archangel  Washington, D.C.: Center for the Study of Intelligence, 2007.

Kevin Ruffner, ed.  CORONA: America’s First Satellite Program  Washington, DC: CIA History Staff, 1995.

Robert Wallace and H. Keith Melton with Henry R. Schlesinger Spycraft: The Secret History of the CIA’s Spytechs, from Communism to Al-Qaeda  New York: Plume, 2009, 576 pp.

Supporting Operations and Analysis

Richard G. Irwin  KH601: And Ye Shall Know the Truth and the Truth Shall Make You Free: My Life in the Central Intelligence Agency   Virginia: Fortis, 2010, 372 pp.

John F. Sullivan  Of Spies and Lies:  A CIA Lie Detector Remembers Vietnam  Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2002, 250 pp.,  and Gatekeeper: Memoirs of a CIA Polygraph Examiner  Washington, DC: Potomac, 2007, 273 pp.

Intelligence Analysis

Christopher Andrew For the President’s Eyes Only: Secret Intelli­gence and the American Presidency from Washington to Bush New York: Harper Perennial, 1995, 688 pp.

Anonymous  (Michael Scheuer)  Imperial Hubris: Why the West of Losing the War on Terror  Washington, DC: Potomac Books, 2004, 314 pp.

Sarah Miller Beebe and Randolph H. Pherson Cases in Intelligence Analysis: Structured Analytic Techniques in Action Thousand Oaks, California:  CQ Press, 2015, 241 pp.

Katherine Hibbs Pherson and Randolph H. Pherson  Critical Thinking for Strategic Intelligence  CQ Press, 2012, 329 pp.

Randolph H. Pherson and Louis M. Kaiser  Analytic Writing Guide  Pherson Associates, 2014, 85 pp.

Carol Dumaine and L. Sergio Germani, eds. New Frontiers of Intelligence Analysis: Shared Threats, Diverse Perspectives, New Communities Washington, DC: Sherman Kent School, Central Intelligence Agency, 2005.

Ben B. Fischer  At Cold War’s End: U.S. Intelligence on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1989-1991  Washington, D.C.: Center for the Study of Intelligence, 1999.

Roger Z. George and James Bruce, eds.  Analyzing Intelligence: Origins, Obstacles, and Innovations  Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2008, 340 pp.

Roger Z. George and Robert D. Kline, eds.  Intelligence and the National Security Strategist: Enduring Issues and Challenges  Washington, DC: Sherman Kent Center for Intelligence Studies, National War College, and national Defense University; National Defense University Press, 2004, 564 pp.

Gerald K. Haines and Robert E. Leggett, eds. CIA’s Analysis of the Soviet Union 1947-1991 Washington, D.C.: CIA History Staff, Center for the Study of Intelligence, 2001

John Helgerson  Getting to Know the President: CIA Briefings of Presidential Candidates, 1952-1992 Washington, DC: Center for Study of Intelligence, CIA, 1995.

Richards J. Heuer, Jr. The Psychology of Intelligence Analysis Washington, DC: Center for the Study of Intelligence, 2007, 210 pp.

Richards J. Heuer, Jr., ed.  Quantitative Approaches to Political Intelligence: The CIA Experience Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1978, pp. 127‑163.

Richards J. Heuer, Jr. and Randolph H. Pherson  Structured Analytic Techniques for Intelligence Analysis Thousand Oaks, California:  CQ Press, 2014, 384 pp.

Morgan Jones The Thinker’s Toolkit:  14 Powerful Techniques in Problem Solving New York: Crown Business, 2009, 384 pp.

Sherman Kent  Strategic Intelligence for American World Policy Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1966.

Edward Mickolus Briefing for the Boardroom and the Situation Room, forthcoming.

Tim Walton Challenges in Intelligence Analysis: Lessons from 1300 BCE to the Present London: Cambridge University Press, 2010, 310 pp.

Bradford Westerfield, ed. Inside the CIA’s Private World: Declassified Articles from the Agency’s Internal Journal, 1955-1992 New Haven, Conecticut: Yale University Press, 1996.

Intelligence Community

Crafting an Intelligence Community: Papers of the First Four Directors of Central Intelligence  Washington, DC: Center for the Study of Intelligence, 2012

Douglas F. Garthoff Directors of Central Intelligence as Leaders of the U.S. Intelligence Community — 1946-2005  Washington, DC: Center for the Study of Intelligence, 2005.

Mark M. Lowenthal  Intelligence: From Secrets to Policy 6th edition  Thousand Oaks, California: CQ Press, 2014, 560 pp.

Edward Mickolus  The Secret Book of Intelligence Community Humor,  forthcoming.

US Intelligence History

Harold P. Ford CIA and the Vietnam Policymakers: Three Episodes 1962-1968  Washington, D.C.: History Staff, Center for the Study of Intelligence, 1998.

David Kahn The Reader of Gentlemen’s Mail: Herbert O. Yardley and the Birth of American Codebreaking New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004.

Douglas J. MacEachin  Washington, D.C.: History Staff, Center for the Study of Intelligence, 1998.

David Robarge Intelligence in the War for Independence  Washington, D.C.: Center for the Study of Intelligence, 1997.

P.K. Rose  Black Dispatches: Black American Contributions to Union Intelligence During the Civil War Washington, D.C.: Center for Study of Intelligence, 1999.

Britt Snider  The Agency and the Hill: CIA’s Relations with Congress, 1946-2004 Washington, D.C.: CIA Center for the Study of Intelligence, 2008.

Michael Warner, ed. The CIA Under Harry Truman Washington, D.C.: Center for the Study of Intelligence, 1994.

Michael Warner The Office of Strategic Services: America’s First Intelligence Agency.  Washington, D.C.: CIA History Staff, Center for the Study of Intelligence, 2000.

Fiction

Susan Hasler  Intelligence New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2010, 320 pp. and The Flat Bureaucrat Bear Page Press, 2015, forthcoming.

David Ignatius  The Director New York: WW Norton, 2014, 386 pp.; Blood Money: A Novel of Espionage New York: WW Norton, 2011, 372 pp;  The Increment New York: WW Norton, 2010, 390 pp.; Body of Lies  New York: WW Norton, 2007, 349 pp.; Agents of Innocence New York: WW Norton, 1987, 444 pp.; SIRO New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1991, 464 pp.; and A Firing Offense New York: Ivy, 1997, 366 pp.

Robert Littell  The Company: A Novel of the CIA New York: Overlook, 2002, 894 pp.

Francine Mathews  Blown New York: Bantam, 2005, 325 pp.; and Cutout New York: Bantam, 2001, 511 pp.

Jason Matthews Palace of Treason  New York: Scribner, 2015, 471 pp., and Red Sparrow  New York: Scribner, 2013.

T.L. Williams  Cooper’s Revenge Ponte Vedra: First Coast Publishers, 2013, 251 pp., Unit 400: The Assassins  Ponte Vedra: First Coast Publishers, 2014, 288 pp., and Zero Day: China’s Cyber Wars Ponte Vedra: First Coast Publishers, 2015, forthcoming.