Wednesday Feb 19
The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
Myanmar, Burma, Food, cuisine, l'alchimiste, Zawgyi, restaurant, Rangoon, Yangon
Before anyone else asks, Yangon's tranquil lakeside French restaurant L'Alchimiste is not named after the Paulo Coelho novel "The Alchemist."
the higher, wider, more blazing, beckoning pull
"The only things that concerned the sheep were food and water... They've forgotten how to rely on their own instinct, because I lead them to nourishments."
The Daily Star
Why I Find Paulo Coelho Exhausting
For every great writer, there are a million mundane writers. It is quite baffling how often we see the best passing by unheard of and grotesquely underappreciated whereas far inferior writers hog up ridiculous fanfare and hype.