Carlos Eire

Carlos Eire is a Cuban-American author, historian, and the T. Lawrason Riggs Professor of History and Religious Studies at Yale University. He is known for his research on early modern European history and has published works on religious reformations and the social history of ideas. Eire won the National Book Award for Nonfiction for his memoir 'Waiting for Snow in Havana' (2003), which details his experiences as a child in Cuba and his eventual exile following the Cuban Revolution.


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  1. 1. Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy

    The book is a memoir of a young boy's life in Havana, Cuba, during the 1950s, just before and during the Cuban Revolution. It vividly depicts the boy's privileged, idyllic childhood filled with joy and adventure, which is abruptly disrupted by the political upheaval that leads to his exile to the United States. The narrative is a poignant exploration of loss, identity, displacement, and the enduring emotional impact of childhood experiences.