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Author Dan Brown is shown May 13 in New York ahead of the release of his new book, Inferno, published by Doubleday.
Dan Brown's only U.S. appearance to promote his new novel, 'Inferno,' will be live streamed at the Algiers Branch Library on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
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Dan Brown went on The Today Show this morning to talk up his newest book, Inferno, and take Matt Lauer on a tour of his New Hampshire home.
Gemma Tubbs reads her pre-ordered copy of the new Dan Brown novel Inferno on her Kindle Paperwhite device outside Parliament at midnight The writer, whose sales have already exceeded 200 million with his previous novels, has published his latest thriller starring Harvard professor Robert Langdon.
Last month, Clive James, a poet, critic and literary gadfly in Britain, published his long-awaited translation of Dante's The Divine Comedy, which includes The Inferno, which inspired Dan Brown's new thriller, The British critic, who just released a new translation of Dante's 'Divine Comedy,' shares his thoughts on the best-selling writer.
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The Da Vinci Code novelist hangs upside-down to get the creative juices flowing, while others rely on noise-cancelling headphones, sleeping bags and vitamins Dan Brown , it has emerged, occasionally dons a pair of gravity boots and hangs upside down from a special frame to help him relax and concentrate better on his writing.
Here's the commencement speech that members of the Class of 2013 probably won't hear, but that I wish had been given to me when I graduated: At college, failure is something students try their best to avoid.
The publication of a new thriller by Dan Brown, author of The Da Vinci Code, is always bound to attract huge media attention.
Anyone who has visited Florida's Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventure theme park knows what a wholly immersive experience it is.