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Enjoyed The Alchemist? We’ve scoured the web for book blogs and looked at all of their recommendations for books that are similar to The Alchemist. Here are 41 books that you’ll like if you liked The Alchemist.

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Siddhartha
Hermann Hesse - Jan 09, 2020 (first published in 1922)
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Herman Hesse's classic novel has delighted, inspired, and influenced generations of readers, writers, and thinkers. In this story of a wealthy Indian Brahmin who casts off a life of privilege to seek spiritual fulfillment. Hesse synthesizes disparate philosophies--Eastern religions, Jungian archetypes, Western individualism--into a unique vision of...
The Little Prince
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry - May 15, 2000 (first published in 1943)
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Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. Richard Howard's translation of the beloved classic beautifully reflects Saint-Exupéry's unique and gifted style. Howard, an acclaimed poet and one of the preeminent translators of our time, has excelled in bringing the English text as clo...
Life of Pi
Yann Martel - May 01, 2003 (first published in 2001)
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Winner of the Booker Prize, Yann Martel's fantasy adventure, Life Of Pi, has now been adapted into a groundbreaking 3D film by Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee.After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild blue Pacific. The only survivors are Pi, a 16-year-old boy, a spotted hyena, a zebra with a br...
The Prophet
Kahlil Gibran - Jan 07, 2019
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The Prophet is Gibran's best known work. The Prophet has been translated into over 108 different languages, making it one of the most translated books in history, and it has never been out of print. The prophet, Al Mustafa, has lived in the city of Orphalese for 12 years and is about to board a ship which will carry him home. He is stopped by a...
Jonathan Livingston Seagull
Richard Bach - Sep 01, 1970
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People who make their own rules when they know they're right...people who get a special pleasure out of doing something well (even if only for themselves)...people who know there's more to this whole living thing than meets the eye: they'll be with Jonathan Seagull all the way. Others may simply escape into a delightful adventure about freedom and ...
The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
A Fable About Fulfilling Your Dreams & Reaching Your Destiny
Robin Sharma - Apr 02, 1999 (first published in 1996)
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Wisdom to Create a Life of Passion, Purpose, and PeaceThis inspiring tale provides a step-by-step approach to living with greater courage, balance, abundance, and joy. A wonderfully crafted fable, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari tells the extraordinary story of Julian Mantle, a lawyer forced to confront the spiritual crisis of his out-of-balance life...
The Pilgrimage
Paulo Coelho - Sep 02, 2008 (first published in 1987)
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The Pilgrimage paved the way to Paulo Coehlo's international bestselling novel The Alchemist. In many ways, these two volumes are companions—to truly comprehend one, you must read the other.Step inside this captivating account of Paulo Coehlo's pilgrimage along the road to Santiago. This fascinating parable explores the need to find one's own path....
The Moth Presents All These Wonders
True Stories About Facing the Unknown
Catherine Burns - Mar 21, 2017
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From storytelling phenomenon The Moth, 45 unforgettable true stories about risk, courage, and facing the unknown, drawn from the best ever told on their stages Carefully selected by the creative minds at The Moth, and adapted to the page to preserve the raw energy of live storytelling, All These Wonders features voices both familiar and new. Alongs...
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Shantaram
A Novel
Gregory David Roberts - Oct 01, 2005 (first published in 2003)
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"It took me a long time and most of the world to learn what I know about love and fate and the choices we make, but the heart of it came to me in an instant, while I was chained to a wall and being tortured."So begins this epic, mesmerizing first novel by Gregory David Roberts, set in the underworld of contemporary Bombay. Shantaram is narrated by ...
The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini - Jun 02, 2003
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Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers"I became what I am today at the age of twelve, on a frigid overcast day in the winter of 1975." So begins The Kite Runner, a poignant tale of two motherless boys growing up in Kabul, a city teetering on the brink of destruction at the dawn of the Soviet invasion. Despite their class differences, Amir, the s...
Journal of a Solitude
May Sarton - Oct 17, 1992 (first published in 1973)
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"I am here alone for the first time in weeks," May Sarton begins this book, "to take up my 'real' life again at last. That is what is strange—that friends, even passionate love,are not my real life, unless there is time alone in which to explore what is happening or what has happened." In this journal, she says, "I hope to break through into the ro...
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