Catalonia Torn Apart: Book

Dutch journalist Koen Greven enters behind the scenes of the strive for independence in Catalonia.

Koen Greven has been correspondent in Spain for the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad since 2015. In his book Verscheurd Catalonië (in Dutch), he sets out to tell the stories of politicians, lawyers, lobbyists and regular citizens about the protests, the illegal referendum and the declaration of independence by Catalonian separatists. He finds out the region is not as unified as it seems.