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Da Vinci Code

Zaki's Review: Inferno

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.28.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

When I reviewed The Da Vinci Code ten years ago, I found the feature adaptation of Dan Brown's best-selling novel beset with glacial pacing and a deci...

8 Banned Books To Celebrate Blasphemy Day

Religion News Service | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.30.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Not only is Wednesday (Sept. 30) International Blasphemy Rights Day, it’s also midway through Banned Books Week. For millennia, governments an...

Author Dan Brown: Science And Religion Are Partners

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 11.12.2014 | Religion

Author Dan Brown has sparked plenty of intellectual debate during his career as a novelist by exploring the relationship between science and religion....

Portugal's Quinta Da Regaleira Is The Castle Of Our Dreams

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.18.2014 | Travel

If you're ever in the neighborhood, you have to stop by. The neighborhood, of course, being Sintra, Portugal. And the attraction? An estate called...

When it Comes to Hollywood, Familiarity Breeds Comfort

David Bergstein | Posted 03.09.2014 | Entertainment
David Bergstein

2013 was a fairly successful year for Hollywood. The top five highest grossing films of the year all had something in common: They were all sequels or prequels. Which begs the question: Why?

8 Steps To Writing The Next 'Da Vinci Code'

Lisa Rogak | Posted 07.07.2013 | Home
Lisa Rogak

When it was clear that no publisher was willing to sign an unknown money-losing novelist, Brown decided to go for broke in planning The Da Vinci Code. And as we know, the rest is history.

New Dan Brown Book Revealed

Zoë Triska | Posted 01.15.2013 | Home

Inferno, Dan Brown's new book about Dante, is coming out on May 14, 2013 from Doubleday in the U.S., and Transworld Publishers in the UK (a division o...

Return of the Queen: Legendary Game Designer Is Back Thanks to Kickstarter

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 01.14.2013 | Arts
Ilana Teitelbaum

A beautiful girl is mysteriously murdered amid the winding canals of Venice. A handsome, arrogant anti-hero with unique powers of deduction is hired by a billionaire to investigate. No, it's not an upcoming book or movie -- it's the premise of "Moebius."

Modern Day 'Da Vinci Code' Won't Be Cracked

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.25.2012 | Arts

Researcher Maurizio Seracini's controversial quest to unearth a legendary painting by Leonardo da Vinci has been suspended, leaving the Renaissance wo...

Madonna And The Work Of God

Lorenzo Candelaria | Posted 02.29.2012 | Religion
Lorenzo Candelaria

The coupling of Madonna and Opus Dei is an intriguing one that brings two seemingly irreconcilable public perceptions into stark juxtaposition. But our public perceptions are only part of the story.

WATCH: Do You See These Hidden Animals In The Mona Lisa?

Posted 12.08.2011 | Arts

The Mona Lisa has puzzled viewers for over 500 years with her enigmatic smile... but has her coy grin only been a distraction for Da Vinci's real myst...

Da Vinci Hunt Film To Star Vin Diesel

ARTINFO | Posted 11.16.2011 | Arts

For years, a faction of scholars have maintained that "The Battle of Anghiari," a missing fresco by Leonardo da Vinci, still exists, hidden beneath an...

How Do You Solve A Problem Like St. Josemaria?

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 07.09.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

"There Be Dragons," is an epic period piece set during the Spanish Civil War that tells part of Escriva's back story. But instead of focusing on the would-be saint, the film casts him in a supporting role.

'Da Vinci Code' Author Taking Over Sequel Script

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Mega-selling mystery author Dan Brown has taken over writing duties on the film adaptation of "The Lost Symbol." Columbia Pictures is developing the ...

ART DISCOVERY: Art Historians Discover Numbers, Letters In Mona Lisa's Eyes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Leonardo Da Vinci's most famous work of art, the Mona Lisa, has been pored over by everyone from tourists to art historians, from amateurs to experts,...

WATCH: The 10 Worst Movie Adaptations Of Great Books

Alex Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alex Palmer

Here are 10 of the most epic adaptation fails in the history of film.

The Religious Thriller And Why It's Here To Stay

Raymond Khoury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Raymond Khoury

This was the lay of the land back in the spring of 1996. "Lose the religion." Not from some second-rate, clueless publisher, but from one of the biggest players out there.

Kevin Guilfoile Premieres Trailer for The Thousand on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

Novelist Kevin Guilfoile premiered the "trailer" to his new book, The Thousand, on The Interview Show at The Hideout.

Decade In Books: Going Digital And Fake Memoirs

Cleveland Plain Dealer | Ann Trubeck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Aughts saw the birth of readerly social networking, a flowering of graphic novels and a bunch of faked memoirs. Books about health and food contri...

Book Sales Not That Bad? Uh, OK. Sure.

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Book sales aren't that bad? Plenty of media outlets have been trying to make hay out of an article that appeared in Crain's on December 29th. Gall...

Stephen Rubin: New President Of Henry Holt

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Finally, some news from the publishing world's revolving door: Macmillan announced this Tuesday that Stephen Rubin, former publisher at Doubleday, wil...

Porn For People Who Like Books

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

The Decline and Fall of my Previously Erect Penis

Blockbuster Books Of The Decade (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 03.20.2014 | Home

Bestsellers are harder to track than you'd think and it's not easy for everyone to agree which are the biggest. Each bestseller list--The New York Tim...

Bestsellers: Lost Symbol Gets Beaten Up By Wimpy Kid

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

There are some big changes afoot on the bestseller lists, including the fact that on the USA Today bestseller list, Diary of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days has...

Dan Brown's 20 Worst Sentences

Telegraph | Tom Chivers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Lost Symbol, the latest novel by The Da Vinci Code author Dan Brown, has gone on sale. We pick 20 of the clumsiest phrases from it and from his ea...