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The Lost Symbol

Dan Brown Crowned 'Least Wanted' Author

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The bestselling American author, whose latest cryptographic thriller The Lost Symbol -- filled with such gems as "Is there life after death? Do humans...

Amazon Tracks Most Highlighted Kindle Passages: Interesting Data Or Invasion Of Privacy?

Christian Science Monitor | Rebekah Denn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Tracking bestselling books tells us about the reading habits, or at least buying habits, of the American public. But is there anything we can learn fr...

Bestselling Books Of 2009: Publishers Weekly

Publishers Weekly | Michael Coffey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Looking at the compilation of bestseller numbers from 2009 confirms what publishers said throughout 2009 and even into 2010--that bestsellers don't se...

eBook Sales Skyrocket, Book Sales Up In General

Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) announced today in a press release that overall book sales were up in October. The increase is small -- 1...

A Sure-Fire Bestseller:Lincoln's Doctor's Dog

The Huffington Post | Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Random House founder Bennett Cerf was reportedly asked how to write a best seller. The venerable editor's answer: Lincoln's Doctor's Dog. Seems Abe Li...

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

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

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...

Bestsellers: Lost Symbol Gets Beaten Up By Wimpy Kid

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

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 New Book, 2012 - Are You Ready for the Consciousness Shift?

Doc Childre | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Doc Childre

Many people are feeling a shift in consciousness happening now and some are predicting a major planetary shift around the year 2012.

The Death of Print Doesn't Have to Mean the Death of Publishing

Steve Haber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steve Haber

In a world of social networks, video games and mobile handsets that do everything imaginable, Americans have maintained their interest in reading.

Will The Lost Symbol Kill Book Publishing?

Bruce Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Bruce Harris

Pundits like to opine that blockbusters are really bad for the book business. I think differently. I don't think that blockbusters kill other books -- I think they nurture them.

Decade Roundup: 7 Signs We Are Becoming More Spiritually Focused

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

I have an oddball view of the past 10 years. I think we may be on the verge of a roller coaster decade of spiritual awakening.

Wal-Mart's $10 Bestsellers

AP | ASHLEY M. HEHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

CHICAGO — Taking a page from its original playbook, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. launched a full-fledged price war with Amazon.com Inc. and a nation of ...

2009 Books: Trends And Triumphs

USA Today | Anthony DeBarros, Deirdre Donahue, Carol Memmott, Bob Minzesheimer, Craig Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Yes, Stephenie Meyer had another frighteningly good year with her sexy teen vampires and werewolves. And while Twilight is hardly about to fade into b...

Amazon Wal-Mart Price War: Who's The Battle Really Against?

The New Yorker | James Surowiecki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amazon and Wal-Mart hardly seem reckless, though. So why did they go to war? The answer is that they didn't, really. Sure, Wal-Mart is making a statem...

Book Review Round-Up

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A lot of the New York Times reviews were repeats this week, but, nonetheless, we bring you the weekend book review round-up. The Lost Symbol, Dan Bro...

Sarah Palin vs. Dan Brown: Battle of Bestsellers Turns Ugly (VIDEO)

Dan Mirvish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dan Mirvish

By now, everyone's heard that Sarah Palin's new book Going Rogue: An American Life has upended Dan Brown's supremacy atop the bestseller lists. But the army of Brownies is not taking this lying down.

Lots of Content Is Good for Democracy

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Warner

The Internet's explosive growth has led to such a proliferation of content that it is now virtually infinite. To say that "content is king" in today's world is like saying "a grain of sand is precious."

Dan Brown, Annoying Facebook Friend

Sarah Schmelling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sarah Schmelling

Recent updates from the Facebook profile page of Dan Brown, author of The Lost Symbol.

What Is Noetic Science?

Cassandra Vieten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cassandra Vieten

Noetic experiences are real, they influence our health, our behaviors, and our lives, and they provide important clues about who and what we are and what we may be capable of.

Hey, Dan Brown, Call Me

Jessica Rovello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jessica Rovello

Whether you love or hate his ideas, it's hard to deny that Brown has a gift for pulling you in and getting you excited about the possibility that there are truths being kept from us.

Dan Brown's New Book Sells A Million Copies

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Dan Brown does it again, on paper and on the screen. Doubleday announced Wednesday that "The Lost Symbol," Brown's first novel since...

Dan Brown: 'The Lost Symbol' On Kindle Outselling Hardcovers

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Kindle edition of Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol, his follow-up to 2003's smash hit The Da Vinci Code, has become the top-selling item on Amazon.com....

The Interactive Dan Brown Plot Generator

Slate Magazine | Chris Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

For those of you who can't wait another moment for Dan Brown's next blockbuster, Slate has your fix: an interactive Dan Brown plot generator that take...

Dan Brown, The Lost Symbol, and Me

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Brown

I've been asked if I'm "that Dan Brown" about 9,000 times. Brown's latest crypto-thriller, which is unleashed today, has brought with it a 50% uptick in alternately genuine and jokey questions for me.

Lost Symbol: Dan Brown INTERVIEW (Video)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On the Today Show Tuesday, Matt Lauer talked with author Dan Brown about his newest book, "The Lost Symbol." The interview was conducted in Brown's "...