The Lonely Century has been selected for Spanish newspaper ‘El Mundo’s Best Books of 2021!
“The economist analyzes the causes of the great evil of our era, which affects young people more and has seen how the coronavirus has aggravated the feeling of abandonment of millions of people. However, even before Covid familiarized us with concepts such as confinement or social distance, numerous studies warned that the sense of community and personal relationships were dramatically breaking down around the world. The technological vampirization of communication, the mass exodus to the cities, the radical reorganization of the work environment, the dismantling of civic institutions and the consequences of four decades of neoliberal policies have forced millions of people into extreme isolation. Regardless of gender, age, nationality, marital status or income.”