Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho is the author of the bestseller The Alchemist, which has sold over 100 million copies. His books have been released in 170 countries and translated into 80 languages. He has received numerous prestigious international awards, including being a member of the Academy of Letters of Brazil since 2002 and Messenger of Peace for the United Nations since 2007. In 2009 he received the Guinness World Record for the most translated author for the same book (for The Alchemist).