Books Carlos M. N. Eire Books by Carlos M. N. Eire Carlos M. N. Eire has written books about: Nonfiction History & Society Biography & Memoir Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Carlos M. N. Eire Carlos Eire is a professor of history and religious studies at Yale. Free Press hide caption toggle caption Free Press Author Interviews Carlos Eire: A Cuban-American Searches For Roots Fresh Air November 22, 2010 In 1962, 11-year-old Carlos Eire was one of thousands of children airlifted out of Cuba and sent to Florida to escape Fidel Castro's regime. His parents thought he'd return when Castro was deposed — but he never went home again. Eire recounts the experience in a new memoir. Carlos Eire: A Cuban-American Searches For Roots Listen · 44:00 44:00 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/131449904/131450106" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Read Any Good Books? 'Waiting for Snow in Havana' by Carlos Eire February 28, 2006 Leslie, who listens to KQED in the Bay Area, recommends this memoir of boyhood in 1950s Havana: "Any reader who has a life experience that makes them an exile (physical, emotional or spiritual) can intimately relate to this tale." Making a List Read 'Em or Weep November 21, 2005 Some things do improve with age. A Latin American literature scholar wants his friends and family to regift the books he's given them that they haven't read. Unlike the transparently regifted cologne — which he doesn't wear and doesn't want — a regifted book will reread and perhaps regifted again.