Gonzalo Lira in 2005
|Born||February 29, 1968|
|Occupation||Novelist, Film Director|
|Period||1998 to present|
Lira was a story consultant on the video game Soldier of Fortune (video game) in 2000. He published his next novel, Acrobat, also a commercial thriller, in 2002. He co-wrote, produced and directed the film Catalina’s Kidnapping, a Spanish language thriller in 2006.
Starting in 2010, Lira began contributing economic and political analysis pieces to blogs such as Zero Hedge, Naked Capitalism, Seeking Alpha and Business Insider; in Zero Hedge, one of his posts regarding possible hyper-inflation was the second most read of 2010. In the 2010–14 period, he made numerous appearances as a pundit on The Max Keiser Show, Russia Today and PressTV, discussing his opinion regarding economic and geopolitical issues.
His eponymous blog has received approximately six million page views.
- Counterparts (G.P. Putnam Sons, New York, NY: 1998. ISBN 978-0-399-14312-0.)
- Tomáh Errázurih (Grijalbo Mondadori, Santiago, Chile: 1997. ISBN 978-956-258-057-1.)
- Acrobat (St. Martin's Press, New York, NY: 2002. ISBN 978-0-312-28694-1.)