04/29/2018: “Ela magazine”, Brazil
Paulo Coelho, influencer of young people interested in religion and values
A study on young people who share their Catholic faith on social networks and on their influencers—carried out by the online Christian publication Aleteia—places Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho as the world’s second-most influential person among young people interested in religion and values worldwide, falling in only behind Pope Francis.
Lebron James reads “The Alchemist” on the bench during shootaround
The NBA player Lebron James was recently caught by cameras while reading Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist during a shootaround.
Read more on this story here: https://www.barstoolsports.com/barstoolu/lebron-james-big-book-guy-reads-the-alchemist-on-the-bench-during-shootaround-doesnt-even-notice-the-cameras-around/?_branch_match_id=528219616610715641
TV drama series based on Paulo’s books
Deadline Hollywood has broken the story of a TV drama series based on Paulo Coelho’s books: “Works by Paulo Coelho are headed to the small screen. American Gods producer FremantleMedia North America, Random House Studio and Dancing Ledge Productions have signed an exclusive deal with the famous Brazilian author to develop the first-ever TV drama series based on his books.”
You can read the full article here: http://deadline.com/2018/05/drama-series-the-alchemist-author-paulo-coelho-fremantlemedia-north-america-1202378597/
“Hippie” – Published in Brazil
Paulo Coelho’s new novel, Hippie, is being published in Brazil.
Nomination by Albert Einstein Foundation
Paulo Coelho has been nominated by the Albert Einstein Foundation as one of the 100 leading visionaries of our time, as part of the centennial celebrations marking Albert Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity. You can view the list of his fellow luminaries here.