Gonzalo Lira in 2005
|Born||February 29, 1968|
|Occupation||Novelist, Film Director|
|Period||1998 to present|
Gonzalo Lira (born February 29, 1968) is a Chilean-American with genealogical ties to one of the founding fathers of Chile, José Miguel Carrera. In 1985 Lira obtained a preparatory education at St. George's College Chile and in 1995 he graduated from Dartmouth College with a bachelors degree in history and philosophy.
Starting in 2010, Lira's economic and political opinion pieces were prominently featured within blogs such as Zero Hedge, Naked Capitalism, Seeking Alpha, Jim Puplava's Financial Sense Newshour, and Business Insider; Lira appeared on Russia Today in January 2014 whereby he reiterated his popularly read 2010 assertion in Zerohedge that hyper-inflation would eventually cause the demise of the US dollar.
- 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.)