Sunday, March 20, 2011 | Categories: Episodes |
Eleanor Wachtel speaks with the Cuban-American writer, Carlos Eire, a professor of history and religious studies at Yale University. He's written a number of scholarly books but, about ten years ago, he began to write about his own story. His first, Waiting for Snow in Havana won a National Book Award. His new memoir, Learning to Die in Miami focuses on his experience as a refugee in America.
Carlos Eire's memoirs, Learning to Die in Miami and Waiting for Snow in Havana are published by Free Press.