Internationally bestselling Brazilian author Paul Coehlo has launched a blog
. (You know you're an international bestselling author when your author blog appears simultaneously in five languages.)
is a deceptively simple tale of a shepard who sets out on a journey to make his mark in the world. Along the way, he meets many teachers, including an alchemist. It's a very spiritual book, which has been compared favorably to such classics as The Little Prince
In celebration of HarperCollins' launch of the American version of his bestselling novel,
, Coehlo is doing a global book tour and is taking readers' questions at a live chat hosted by BeliefNet. The chat is on Wednesday, October 11, 2006, and you must register online here
to be able to enter.