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									Paulo CoelhoPaulo Coelho
Brazilian author Paulo Coelho broke sacred ground -- and crossed over into worldwide fame as an author -- with his symbolic masterpiece, The Alchemist. Since then, Coelho has dedicated his work to the ideal of helping people to follow their wildest dreams.

* Read the interview

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Paulo Coelho
Current Home:
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of Birth:
August 24, 1947
Place of Birth:
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Left law school in second year
Crystal Award (Switzerland), 1999; Rio Branco Order (Brazil), 2000; Legion d’Honneur (France), 2001; Brazilian Academy of Letters (Brazil), 2002

*  Paulo Coelho's official web site

Coelho's Latest

Selected Spanish-Language Editions

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								Witch of Portobello, Author: 
								Paulo Coelho.

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Witch of Portobello
by Paulo Coelho
Coelho returns with another uncanny fusion of philosophy, religious miracle and moral parable. The Portobello of the title is London's Portobello Road, where Sherine Khalil, aka Athena, finds the worship meeting she's leading-where she becomes an omniscient goddess named Hagia Sophia-disrupted by a Protestant protest.
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								Veronika decide morir, Author: 
								Paulo Coelho.
*  El alquimista: Una fabula para seguir tus suenos (Spanish-Language Edition) (1993)
*  Demonio y la Senorita Prym (Spanish-Language Edition) (1996)
*  Manual Del Guerrero de la Luz (Spanish-Language Edition) (2000)
*  Veronika decide morir (Spanish-Language Edition) (2000)
*  Once Minutos (Spanish-Language Edition) (2003)
*  El Zahir: Una novela de obsesión (Spanish-Language Edition) (2005)
*  El demonio y la señorita Prym (Spanish-Language Edition) (2006)

*  See the Paulo Coelho chronology

A Fan Favorite

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								The Zahir: A Novel of Obsession, Author: 
								Paulo Coelho.

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The Zahir: A Novel of Obsession
by Paulo Coelho
by Paulo Coelho, Margaret Jull Costa (Translator) A departure from his inspirational bestsellers, Coelho's latest novel tells the story of a famous writer living in France, whose wife has mysteriously vanished. Whether she was abducted or fled, she becomes his "zahir" -- a word taken from a Jorge Luis Borges story that refers to an all-encompassing obsession.

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Coelho's Famous Fans

According to his web site, Coelho's work has garnered raves from some of Hollywood's elite members, including actor Julia Roberts, who said, "It's like music, really, the way he writes, it's so beautiful. It's a gift that I envy above all others." And pop diva Madonna called The Alchemist "a beautiful book about magic, dreams and the treasures we seek elsewhere and then find on our doorstep."

Coelho's Inspiration

Favorite Writers and Reads

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								The Holy Bible: King James Version, Author: 
								World Bible Publishers.

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The Holy Bible: King James Version
by World Bible Publishers
In an interview with Barnes &, we asked Coelho to share with us the book that has most influenced his life. He chose the Bible, because, he reflects, it "contains all the stories and all the guidance humankind needs."

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								Tropic of Cancer, Author: 
								Henry Miller.

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Tropic of Cancer
by Henry Miller
Coelho told us in our interview that Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer is an all-time favorite book, saying that it "shows how a man can write from the heart." Read our interview to find out more about Coelho's favorite writers and reads, including:

*A Separate Reality  by Carlos Castaneda
*Songs of Innocence  by William Blake
*Fictions  by Jorge Luis Borges
*The French Lieutenant's Woman  by John Fowles
*Learn more in our interview with Coelho