K-Pop and literature have just collided in an unexpected, but totally fantastic way; Paulo Coelho has announced that all the BTS members will be receiving copies of his new book, “HIPPIE”!
Paulo Coelho is a famous Brazilian novelist best known for his thought-provoking, allegorical novel, The Alchemist. His new book, “HIPPIE”, tells the story of an aspiring writer who sets off on a journey in search of a deeper meaning for his life. Paulo Coelho’s works often explore introspective themes, such as purpose and the meaning of life, that have resonated with many BTS fans.
On February 5, Paulo Coelho announced that his Korean publisher will be sending copies of “HIPPIE” to all of BTS’s members.
Munhakdongne, my Korean publisher, is sending my new book HIPPIE to all the members of @BTS_twt band. You are great!
— Paulo Coelho (@paulocoelho) February 5, 2019
BTS’s members are big book lovers, and many of their works have been inspired by famous literature. Some fans are now hoping that “HIPPIE” will feature in BTS’s future songs.
Maybe in the future we’ll hear a song inspired by your book ✨💜
— Camila Valdes (@CamilaValdes) February 5, 2019
To learn more about BTS’s literary inspirations, check out 8 of the books that have inspired their songs.