Admit it: you’re obsessed with all Paulo Coelho books. Best-selling Brazilian author Paulo Coelho’s latest novel Adultery hits the market August 19 and we positively, absolutely cannot wait! The Paulo Coelho biography includes nabbing the 2009 Guinness World Record for Most Translated Author for his book The Alchemist and, according to Forbes, he was the second most influential celebrity on Twitter in 2010. How influential, you ask? He just so happens to have more social media followers than any other author! You can also find him on his YouTube channel, PaoloCoelhoTV.
It’s in part because of his active social media presence that we love Paulo Coelho books so much. We get a glimpse into the inner workings of the man who brings us works of fiction that captivate, entertain and make us think about the world in which we live. Plus, following @paolocoelho on Twitter means you get gems like this from time to time: “At every moment of our lives, we all have one foot in a fairy tale and another in the abyss”. Amazing, right? So, with Adultery on bookshelves in a hot minute, and because we’re super fans of all Paolo Coehlo books, we’ve got 10 things about his new book that resonate now.
1. It’s about adultery.
Adultery is a perennial and universal theme and an unfortunate fact of life. It also makes for fascinating literature.
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