Vicente Verdú

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Vicente Verdú (1942–2018) was a Spanish writer, journalist and economist.

Verdú has a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Paris and is a member of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. He has been editor in chief of Cuadernos para el Diálogo and Revista de Occidente, and director of the Op-Ed page in Madrid's leading newspaper, El País, where he publishes an occasional column. He also has a blog at http://www.elboomeran.com

In 1997 he was awarded the González-Ruano Prize of Journalism and the Miguel Delibes National Prize of Journalism for his article "La vista sorda", published in El País on 30 October 1997. He lived in Madrid.

Published books and essays[edit]

  • Si usted no hace regalos le asesinarán (1971), a book of drawings censored by the Francoist regime.
  • Noviazgo y matrimonio en la burguesía española (1974).
  • Las solteronas (1978).
  • El fútbol: mitos, ritos y símbolos (1981).
  • Sentimientos de la vida cotidiana (1985).
  • Domicilios (1987).
  • Héroes y vecinos (1988)
  • Días sin fumar (1988), runner-up for the Premio Anagrama de Ensayo.
  • Señoras y Señores: Impresiones desde los 50 (25th Premio Espasa de Ensayo).
  • El Planeta Americano (1997), which obtained the 24th Premio Anagrama de Ensayo.
  • Emociones (1997).
  • El estilo del mundo: la vida en el capitalismo de ficción (2003)
  • Alberto Schommer, el poeta de la visión (2003)
  • Noviazgo y matrimonio en la sociedad española: 1974-2004 (2004).
  • Yo y tú, objetos de lujo (2005).
  • La ciudad inquieta: el urbanismo contemporáneo entre la realidad y el deseo (2005).
  • No ficción (2008)
  • Passé composé (2008))

References[edit]

Interviews with the author, links and profile (in Spanish)

Interview with Vicente Verdú about the neoliberalism game