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Alchemist Completes Record Breaking 268 Weeks on the NY’s Best Seller’s List

September 8, 2013 | By

The Alchemist is the magical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure as extravagant as any ever found. From his home in Spain he journeys to the markets of Tangiers and across the Egyptian desert to a fateful encounter with the alchemist.

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is on record-breaking spree by retaining its position on The New York Times’s Best Sellers list in Paperback Fiction category for last 268 weeks.

The Alchemist is the magical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure as extravagant as any ever found. From his home in Spain he journeys to the markets of Tangiers and across the Egyptian desert to a fateful encounter with the alchemist.

This amazing book has been a source of encouragement and motivation to millions since decades and is included in the list of all-time classics.

The Casual Vacancy by J. K. Rowling tops the list followed by Winter Of The World by Ken Follett, The Silent Wife, by A. S. A. Harrison and Fifty Shades Of Grey, by E. L. James.

Visit the The New York Times website to check out the other best sellers that have made to the Best Seller’s list in Paperback Fiction category.

Check out top selling books from the list:

            

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3 thoughts on “Alchemist Completes Record Breaking 268 Weeks on the NY’s Best Seller’s List

  • admin

    The Alchemist is indeed a great book that has a life enhancing effect. Its practicality in every era is the reason that it is admired by every generation and I hope it will continue to inspire people to chase their dreams for ages to come.

  • Ashay

    Not an avid reader..but this is one of the very few books I have read..
    Loved every bit of it..and no doubt Y it has been a best seller for such a long duration of time..
    Inspires you to keep on exploring and never give up..
    For me its very important to learn something from everything I read and this book did serve its purpose !
    Highly recommended..

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