Adam Higginbotham was born in England in 1968.

His narrative non-fiction and feature writing has appeared in magazines including  GQ, The New Yorker and The New York Times Magazine. He is the author of A Thousand Pounds of Dynamite, named one of Amazon’s Best Books of 2014 and optioned as a film by Warner Brothers.

He is currently at work on Midnight In Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World’s Greatest Nuclear Disaster, which will be published in the US by Simon & Schuster in 2019.

The former US correspondent for The Sunday Telegraph Magazine and editor-in-chief of The Face, he lives with his family in New York City.

Liberia, 2007