Aaron Rodgers’ favourite book

Aaron Rodgers, the American football player of the NFL, recently recommended The Alchemist on The Pat McAfee talk show while announcing The Aaron Rodgers Book Club. The Alchemist is his first choice as one of his favourite books.

The player’s book club has had a tremendous reception among readers, who have purchased The Alchemist and posted about it on Twitter, with a subsequent massive sales increase on Amazon.com.
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In very good company…

Paulo Coelho’s novel The Alchemist honoured in downtown Fayetteville, NC.

“Simplicity”, day planner 2022

Simplicity, is a diary for 2022 with quotes from Paulo Coelho’s works and illustrations by Colombian artist Catalina Estrada It is available in 20 different languages: Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovakian, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish.

“The simpler and more sober the posture, the more beautiful.”

“The Archer”, soon available in Turkish

The Turkish edition (illustrated by Murat Kalkavan) comes out this month.

Paulo Coelho’s special gift boxes in English, Hungarian and Slovakian

Harper Collins is launching “The Essential Paulo Coelho” boxed set in English, which includes six classic works, and the “Paulo Coelho Collection”, containing 13 titles.
Athenaeum Kiadó’s set includes six titles in Hungarian and Ikar’s five titles in Slovakian.
Each newly repackaged title of these different gift boxes is available for individual sale.
Check the covers’ design of all these collections in the International Covers section of this website.

“The Alchemist”, a long-time bestseller on “USA Today”

The Alchemist has achieved a new milestone after being on USA Today’s bestselling book list for 600 consecutive weeks. It debuted on this list in April 2003.

Famous Korean illustrator Kim Dong-sung illustrated “The Archer”

The Korean edition (illustrated by Kim Dong-sung) is out this August. He graduated from Hongik University majoring oriental painting, and so far he has published more than 40 illustration books and picture books.

Redesigned collection of Paulo Coelho’s backlist available in English

HarperCollins is launching the redesigned collection of Paulo Coelho’s backlist on August 3rd. The cover art for all 12 titles was designed by Jim Tierney and are now visually aligned with the 25th Anniversary Edition of The Alchemist.

Read more here

Paulo Coelho speaking at The Erosion of The Freedom of Expression in Brazil

Paulo Coelho is one of the speakers at the symposium The Erosion of the Freedom of Expression in Brazil (A Erosão da Liberdade de expressão no Brasil), within the framework of the 47th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, supported by the ARNS Commission and the OAB in Brazil.

Here are the links to watch it (in Portuguese with simultaneous translation into English):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B427XqNPavc
https://www.facebook.com/CFOAB
https://www.facebook.com/ComissaoArns

Anniversary edition for the 100th reprint of “The Alchemist” in Korea.

Munhakdogne has launched a special edition of The Alchemist to celebrate its 100th reprint.

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