Luis Racionero

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Luis Racionero (2015).

Luis Racionero i Grau (born 1940, la Seu d'Urgell, Lleida, Spain)[1] is a Spanish essayist. He studied engineering and economics at the University of Barcelona and urban studies at the University of California Berkeley.[1] He was director of Spain's national library[citation needed] and of the Spanish College (Colegio de España) in Paris.[1] He has worked with newspapers including El País, La Vanguardia.[citation needed] Currently, he works for Mundo Deportivo.[citation needed] He writes both in Catalan and in Spanish.

In 1999 he won the Fernando Lara Novel Award for his then-unpublished work La sonrisa de la Gioconda.[2]

Works[edit]

  • Filosofías del underground (Philosophies of the underground), 1977
  • Sistemas de ciudades y ordenación del territorio (Systems of cities and planning), 1978
  • Leonardo da Vinci, 1978
  • Cercamón, 1981
  • Del paro al ocio (From unemployment to leisure), 1983
  • Textos de estética taoísta (Texts of Taoist aesthetics), 1983
  • El Mediterráneo y los bárbaros del Norte (The Mediterranean and the barbarians of the North) (1985 and 1996)
  • La forja de l'exili (The forging of the Exiles) (1985)
  • Los ángeles cuánticos (Quantum Angels) (1986)
  • Arte y ciencia (Art and Science) (1988)
  • El Arte de Vivir (The Art of Living) (1989)
  • Florencia de los Médicis (Florence of the Medicis) (1990)
  • Atenas de Pericles (Athens of Pericles) (1993)
  • Oriente y Occidente: Filosofía oriental y dilemas occidentales (East and West: Eastern Philosophy and Western dilemmas) (1993)
  • El arte de escribir (The art of writing) (1995)
  • La cárcel del amor (Prison of Love) (1996)
  • El genio del lugar (The genius of the place) (1997)
  • Guía Práctica para Insatisfechos: Valores, Política y Futuro (Practical Guide to Values, Politics and the Future) (1997)
  • El progreso decadente (Decadent Progress) (2000) (Espasa - Essay Prize, Premio Espasa de Ensayo)
  • El pecado original (Original Sin) (2001)
  • La Costa Brava recuperada (Costa Brava recovered) (2000)
  • El alquimista trovador: una fascinante novela histórica sobre Rai Mundo Lulio (Trovador the alchemist: a fascinating historical novel about World Lulio Rai) (2003)
  • La sonrisa de la Gioconda (Mona Lisa's smile) (2004)
  • Conversaciones con Pla y Dalí (Conversations with Pla and Dalí) (2004)
  • El libro de los pequeños placeres (The Book of Small Pleasures) (2005)
  • Los complejos de la derecha (The complex on the right) (2006)
  • Leonardo Da Vinci: genio del Renacimiento (Leonardo Da Vinci: genius of the Renaissance) (2006)
  • Sobrevivir a un gran amor seis veces -Memorias- (2009)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c [1] Archived December 13, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Carrasco, Maria José (18 September 1999). "Luis Racionero gana el Fernando Lara con una biografía novelada de Da Vinci" [Luis Racionero Wins the Fernando Lara with a Biographical Novel of Da Vinci]. El País (in Spanish). Seville. Retrieved 5 September 2018.