Anthony DePalma is the author of City of Dust: Illness, Arrogance and 9/11, The Man Who Invented Fidel and Here: A Biography of the New American Continent.
For much of his 22 years as a reporter and foreign correspondent for the New York Times, his work focused on Latin America, and he continues to write for the newspaper as well as other publications.
His latest book, The Cubans: Ordinary Lives in Extraordinary Times, is out now via Penguin Random House.
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