The National Cowboy Museum and Western Heritage Center in Oklahoma City awarded its 2016 Literature Award to C.J. Box for Endangered (2015).
You can view his acceptance speech via the Wrangler Network here:
Past winners for this award have included The Poacher’s Daughter by Michael Zimmer (Five Star/Cengage Gale) in 2015, The Son by Philipp Meyer (HarperCollins) in 2014, Unbroke Horses by D.B. Jackson (Goldsminds Publishing) in 2013, rode by Thomas Fox Averill (University of New Mexico) in 2012, Impatient with Desire by Gabrielle Burton (Hyperion Books) in 2011, and The Sundown Chaser by Dusty Richards (Berkley) in 2010.