Bernard Diederich sits at a desk in his Coral Gables home and remembers an era of spies, civil wars, and political assassinations. The bookshelves behind the veteran foreign correspondent are full of the books he's written — mostly on dictators like François "Papa Doc" Duvalier, Anastasio Somoza, and Rafael Trujillo — as well as relics of his own amazing life, including a replica of the four-masted ship he sailed on as a 16-year-old during World War II. But the one thing that predominates — both on the shelves and in conversation — is literary... More >>>