The Brazilian writer is the author of world famous bestsellers. His works have been translated into 71 different languages and have sold over 130 million copies more than 168 countries.
Coelho’s first book The Pilgrimage (in Estonian "Palverännak. Maagi päevik") was published in 1987 after he had walked the ancient pilgrimage road to Santiago de Compostella.
His novel The Alchemist brought him world fame and an entry into the Guiness Book of Records, as he signed The Alchemist that had been translated into 53 languages during 45 minutes at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2003.
Coelho’s work has received numerous international awards, among which are the Bambi 2001 Award, The Budapest Prize 2005, and Goldene Feder Award 2005.
More information about Paulo Coelho available on his official website: www.paulocoelho.com and www.paulocoelhoblog.com
NEWS ABOUT PAULO COELHO:
20 March, 2011
President Obama has made a speech to 2,000 Brazilians in Rio de Janeiro yesterday and he has closed it quoting Paulo (The Valkyries).
--It's that sense of possibility, that sense of optimism that first drew pioneers to this New World. It's what binds our nations together as partners in this new century. It's why we believe, in the words of Paulo Coelho, one of your most famous writers, "With the strength of our love and our will, we can change our destiny, as well as the destiny of many others."
Read the speech here: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/03/20/remarks-president-people-brazil-rio-de-janeiro-brazil
12.10.2010 Paulo Coelho's latest novel The Valkyires now in Estonian!
Look at our Newsletter No 06-2010!
Paulo Coelho has participated at Favourite places around the world with Google Maps, and now users are able to explore Paulo’s favourite locations. Look at the website: http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&gl=us&ie=UTF8&oe=UTF8&msa=0&msid=116294913762527593933.
Pilgrim Publishing House has a very good news to all Paulo Coelhos creation admirers:
in September 2009 will come out Coelho's latest novel "The Winner Stands Alone" in Estonian.
Please find a link to a very good review about The Winner Stands Alone:
Books in Estonian, published by PilgrimBooks:
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