Brazil’s Paulo Coelho, Live and Free, at a Computer Near You, October 11

Brazilian best-selling author, Paulo Coelho, will be discussing his books and answering readers’ questions, via Internet, this Wednesday, at 3 pm, Eastern Time

This is a free event and to participate anyone from anywhere in the world will need to register at or go directly to the link at the end of this article. 

Throughout this web event readers will be able to submit questions to the author of The Alchemist and hear his responses.

Participants will need access to a computer, an Internet connection and audio capabilities (built-in or external speakers).

The questions will be posed to Paulo by a moderator – Beliefnet Spirituality Editor Valerie Reiss.

While Paulo is talking, participants can view a slide presentation about him and his books and submit questions via the event interface.

Upon registration, participants will be sent to a confirmation page, which will have information on system requirements and how to login to the event.

Paulo Coelho is one of the best-known authors of our time. With sales of more than 75 million copies worldwide, his books have been translated into 61 languages and published in 150 countries.

He is the recipient of numerous prestigious international awards, among them the Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum, France’s Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur, and Germany’s Bambi 2001 Award.

He was inducted into the Brazilian Academy of Letters in 2002. Mr. Coelho also writes a weekly column syndicated throughout the world.

Valerie Reiss is the Holistic Spirituality Editor at Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Newsweek, Yoga Journal, Natural Health, Plenty, and She was also a founding editor of Breathe magazine and a blogger for

The direct link for registration is:


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