A. L. Bardach is the author of Without Fidel: A Death Foretold in Miami, Havana and Washington and the acclaimed Cuba Confidential. She is a Daily Beast/Newsweek Global wrier-at-large, a PEN/USA award winning reporter and author. She was a member of the Brookings Institution Cuba Study Project and a Contributing Editor at Vanity Fair for a decade and has written for The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and The Atlantic et al. She has appeared on 60 Minutes, Today, Good Morning America, CNN, NPR, Charlie Rose and many  other programs.

Total Recall

He wants a comeback badly. That’s why he’s still not telling the truth about his love child and how Maria found out, friends and former staffers of the couple tell A. L. Bardach. Plus, Arnold gives a revealing interview to The Daily Beast's Laurence Leamer.

Harold Smith, who police say killed publicist Ronni Chasen in a botched robbery, was a native New Yorker, drug abuser—and fearless bicycle thief. Ann Louise Bardach reports on his dark past.

Just days before publicist Ronni Chasen was gunned down in L.A., another woman driving alone in the same neighborhood was threatened by a gunman under eerily similar circumstances. Ann Louise Bardach on the terrifying L.A. crime spree no one is talking about.

Meg Whitman isn’t the only gubernatorial candidate with a legal skirmish in her past. Ann Louise Bardach reports Brown violated U.S. sanction law on a visit to Cuba by using a CIA turncoat as a travel agent.

The former first lady's memoir is hitting bookstores. Ann Louise Bardach talked to her old neighbors about 17-year-old Laura’s grief-stricken seclusion and the breach with the family who lost a son.

Before she met John Edwards and made national headlines, Rielle Hunter lived in an L.A. property owned by Ann Louise Bardach, who recalls a New Age devotee with some serious self-confidence—but not a gold digger.

A first wife exiled for decades and a "tribe" of children by several women. An exclusive excerpt from Ann Louise Bardach’s new book, Without Fidel, offers glimpses into Fidel Castro's off-limits personal life.

In an exclusive excerpt from her new book, Without Fidel, Ann Louise Bardach penetrates the wall of secrecy around the Castro family and reveals the close calls during Fidel’s medical crisis.