Interview for Beliefnet

Last fall, when I did a live online chat with the best-selling Brazilian author of The Alchemist and about 14 other novels, I was astounded by his sheer internationality. Talking to me in New York from his hotel in Milan, questions from his fans poured in from Egypt, Sweden, Spain, Iran. They wanted to know where he gets his ideas, what are his rituals, how they can search for their own inner treasure.
 
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