Carlos Eire is Riggs Professor of History and Religious studies at Yale University. His Books include War Against the Idols: The Reformation of Worship from Erasmus to Calvin, From Madrid to Purgatory: The Art and Craft of Dying in Sixteen-Century Spain, and, most recently, Waiting for Snow in Havana, a memoir of childhood during the Cuban Revolution that received the 2003 National Book Award.
Mary Karr is the author of two acclaimed memoirs, The Liar's Club and Cherry, and three books of poetry, including, most recently, Viper Rum. For her work, which has appeared in such magazines as the New Yorker, The Atlantic, and Parnassus, she received the Pushcart Prize and the Whiting Award. A former Bunting Fellow at Radcliffe College, she currently serves as the Jesse Truesdale Peck Professor of English Literature at Syracuse University.
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