Paulo Coelho discusses digital era in Frankfurt Book Fair

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The author of 'The Alchemist' is one of the most widely read writers in the world, with over 150 million copies sold in over 150 countries; where his works have been translated into more than 80 languages ​​(EFE)

Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho on Wednesday discussed the contemporary digital revolution during the Book Fair held in City Frankfurt, southeast of Germany.
For the Brazilian author of numerous best-sellers the only solution is to adapt to the new context is to make a gradual adjustment. “Like it or not will be the digital world,” he said.
About some of the terms to be parity of printed books and digital, Coelho said that “one should not insist on a fixed price of digital books, close to the printed”.
Similarly, he added, “I think it’s good that everyone has a voice in any case, I started writing to earn money but to express myself.”.
According to the author’s perspective, it is an irreversible process that can bring benefits to Lectore, predicts public that “continue reading for two main reasons. Learning for fun and sometimes can accomplish both.”