“The Fifth Mountain” in Korean

Munhakdogne launches the novel The Fifth Mountain, never before published in Korean, along with a new edition of Veronika Decides to Die, both with a beautiful, modern and elegant style.

“The Archer” now available in Chinese complex characters

With an evoking anime style, The Archer has been published in Chinese by China Times with illustrations by Tanivu.

Special editions of Paulo Coelho’s books in Albanian

In Albania, Toena Publishers is launching special editions of Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist, Brida, Eleven Minutes, The Zahir and Veronika Decides to Die with their covers illustrated by Jim Tierney.

“The Alchemist” in Kiswahili

Moran Publishers publishes The Alchemist in Kiswahili in May, Paulo Coelho’s first title translated into this language.

New editions in Croatia

VBZ is renewing Paulo Coelho’s library in Croatian. These are the new editions published so far: Eleven Minutes, Veronika Decides to Die, The Valkyries, The Pilgrimage, The With of Portobello, The Zahir, The Alchemist, By The River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept and Warrior of light. The new covers have been created by the renowned artist.

“The Alchemist” in Will Smith’s book

Will Smith reads an extract of his book Will (pages 189 and 190) about how much The Alchemist influenced him: “The Alchemist was my first literary love affair. The book spoke to my soul, and I just couldn’t put it down. It penetrated me and transformed my way of seeing and being. […] The Alchemist is probably the most influential book I’ve ever read. It empowered my dreamer’s spirit and validated my suffering. If Santiago could suffer, survive, and claim his treasure, then so could I.”

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“The Alchemist” in Somali

Qalinmaal Publishing House has just published The Alchemist in Somali, which is Paulo’s first title translated into this language.