“LeBron James’ favorite book is the Alchemist”: The King reveals his favorite book is a bestseller by Paulo Coelho 

Jeet Pukhrambam
|Published May 17, 2022

“LeBron James’ favorite book is the Alchemist”: The King reveals his favorite book is a bestseller by Paulo Coelho 

LeBron James is known for being a voracious reader. Throughout his career, he has often been spotted rifling through books during warmups and practices.

As an athlete with an exceptionally high basketball IQ, you would expect him to be a good reader too. In the past, he has often been asked about his preferences.

LeBron has been quizzed repeatedly about his takeaways from books. The most famous instance came when he was asked if what he took away from Malcolm X’s book.

James gave an inspired answer and today, on his Twitter Q&A a fan asked which book was his favorite to read. The answer might surprise you.

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LeBron James says his favorite book is The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

It is not surprising to learn that LeBron likes Paulo Coelho’s book. His best-seller, the Alchemist is about a young shepherd’s journey of self-discovery.

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LeBron can almost always be seen with books and despite not attending college, he takes education seriously. He also has started the iPromise school to help bring up kids from his hometown, Cleveland, Ohio.

He was also kind enough to provide us with an update on the school during his Q&A.

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Jeet Pukhrambam

Jeet Pukhrambam

Jeet Pukhrambam is The SportsRush's Lead Editor for Basketball. After freelancing for five years as an independent writer, Jeet created thousands of blog posts and articles. He now covers intriguing news reports and throwback stories on all things NBA. His interest in NBA started with the ascendancy of Giannis Antetokounmpo in the 2016-17 season. Since then, Jeet has managed to coalesce his knowledge of the game and his writing to create pieces that are reflective of the current state of the league. Now, he ensures that The SportsRush produces the highest quality of writing. In his free time, he enjoys playing football, cooking, traveling, and dancing to techno. Jeet takes pride in his critical thinking, music playlists, and his love for spaghetti.

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