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The #1 New York Times bestseller.

“Jampacked with tricks…A BOOK-LENGTH SCAVENGER HUNT that Mr. Brown creates so energetically.”- Janet Maslin, The New York Times“FAST, CLEVER, WELL-INFORMED…DAN BROWN IS THE MASTER OF THE INTELLECTUAL CLIFFHANGER.”- The Wall Street Journal

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Dan Brown

Dan Brown is the author of numerous #1 bestselling novels, including The Da Vinci Code, which has become one of the best selling novels of all time as well as the subject of intellectual debate among readers and scholars. Brown’s novels are published in 52 languages around the world with 200 million copies in print.

In 2005, Brown was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by TIME Magazine, whose editors credited him with “keeping the publishing industry afloat; renewed interest in Leonardo da Vinci and early Christian history; spiking tourism to Paris and Rome; a growing membership in secret societies; the ire of Cardinals in Rome; eight books denying the claims of the novel and seven guides to read along with it; a flood of historical thrillers; and a major motion picture franchise.”

The son of a mathematics teacher and a church organist, Brown was raised on a prep school campus where he developed a fascination with the paradoxical interplay between science and religion. These themes eventually formed the backdrop for his books. He is a graduate of Amherst College and Phillips Exeter Academy, where he later returned to teach English before focusing his attention full time to writing.

Brown is currently at work on a new book as well as the Columbia Pictures film version of his most recent novel.

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Novels

Inferno

In this riveting new thriller, Brown returns to his element and has crafted his highest-stakes novel to date.

The Lost Symbol

Fact: In 1991, a document was locked in the safe of the director of the CIA. The document is still there today.

The Da Vinci Code

The Greatest Conspiracy of the past 2000 years is about to unravel...

Angels & Demons

The Illuminati has surfaced to carry out its legendary vendetta against its most hated enemy... the Catholic Church.

Deception Point

A bold deception threatens to plunge the world into controversy.

Digital Fortress

The NSA's invincible code-breaking machine encounters a mysterious code it cannot break, sending shock waves through the corridors of power.

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Dan Brown to attend Sharjah Book Fair

Dan Brown is to be guest of honor at this year’s Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), which takes place from November 5-15!

DB_Sharjah "Dan Brown is to be guest of honor at this year’s Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), which takes place from November 5-15! He will give a talk at a special event at the emirate’s Expo Centre on Thursday, November 6, and sign English language and Arabic editions of his books."

When speaking with The Gulf Today, Dan said "I feel greatly honoured to have so many fans in the Arab World, and I’m very much looking forward to visiting the Sharjah International Book Fair and meeting some of them in person!"

To read more about his upcoming trip, visit Sharjah Book Fair's website click the links below:
The Gulf News's Announcement
The Gulf Today's Interview with Dan
The National's report about Dan's upcoming visit

To purchase copies of the Arabic language editions of Dan's novels, visit ASP Books.

Inferno Special Illustrated Edition Arrives on 11/11/14!

With this stunning special illustrated edition, brought to life by more than 200 breathtaking color images, Dan Brown takes readers deep into the heart of Italy.

Thumb2With the publication of his groundbreaking novels The Da Vinci Code, The Lost Symbol, and Angels & Demons, Dan Brown has become an international bestselling sensation, seamlessly fusing codes, symbols, art, and history into riveting thrillers that have captivated hundreds of millions of readers around the world.

Now, with this stunning special illustrated edition of his record-setting Inferno, brought to life by more than 200 breathtaking color images, Dan Brown takes readers deep into the heart of Italy . . . guiding them through a landscape that inspired one of history’s most ominous literary classics.

Pre-Order it today via:
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ABC Nabs Digital Fortress for TV Adaption!

20th Century Fox and Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s Imagine Entertainment are teaming up with Dan Brown to bring his techno-thriller Digital Fortress to television.

20th Century Fox and Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s Imagine Entertainment are teaming up with Dan Brown to bring his techno-thriller Digital Fortress to TV. The series has landed at ABC with a put pilot commitment.

The pilot is being written by Outlaw Country’s Rachel Abramowitz and Josh Goldin, the latter of which also co-wrote Sam Raimi’s Darkman.

To learn more, click here.

Shoot Dates Announced for Inferno Film!

Sony Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have firmed an April start in Italy on Inferno!

Thrilled to share the news that Sony Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have firmed an April start in Italy on Inferno! Tom Hanks will reprise his role as Robert Langdon!

To learn more, click here.


Inferno Paperback is a Bestseller in France!

In its 5th week of publication, the mass market edition of INFERNO is still # 2 in Livres Hebdo's best seller list!

LivresHebdoTHUMB2 In its 5th week of publication, the mass market edition of INFERNO is still #2 in Livres Hebdo's best seller list!

Included here are photos of the underground campaign and a display for the new editions at Fnac bookshop.

For more information on the French editions of Dan's novels, visit JC Lattes' website.


Watch Dan's Google+ Hangout!

Dan stopped by the Google+ offices to talk with his longtime book editor, Jason Kaufman, and four very lucky fans about INFERNO, his writing, and the intersection between science and religion.

Dan stopped by the Google+ offices to talk with his longtime book editor, Jason Kaufman, and four very lucky fans about INFERNO, his writing, and the intersection between science and religion. For more information, click here.


Paperback of Inferno Has Arrived!

Just in time for summer, the paperback edition of INFERNO is now available. Come discover why USA Today dubbed it "A blockbuster" and The Washington Post praised that it's "Brown at his best."

PBReleaseTHUMB2May 6th - Just in time for summer, the paperback edition of INFERNO is now available. Come discover why USA Today dubbed it "A blockbuster" and The Washington Post praised that it's "Brown at his best."

To find out where you can get a copy, click here.

Tune in tomorrow (Wednesday, May 7th) to watch Dan's interview on CBS This Morning.

New scientific evidence further supports the premise of The Da Vinci Code.

A fragment of papyrus containing the first-known reference to a married Jesus Christ has been analyzed by professors at Columbia University, Harvard University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who declared it an authentic document.

A fragment of papyrus containing the first-known reference to a married Jesus Christ has been analyzed by professors at Columbia University, Harvard University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who declared it an authentic document. To learn more about it, visit , , and

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Media

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BBC interviews Dan

The BBC's Ros Atkins sat down with Dan to discuss music, writing, art, and inspiration.

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Japanese Promotional Video for Inferno

To celebrate their book launch, Kadokawa Shoten created this video with comments from Masahiko Tsugawa, Aramata Hiroshi, & translator Echizen Satoshi Wataru.

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Stunning new Polish trailer for Inferno

Sonia Draga has released their gorgeous new trailer for the latest Robert Langdon thriller

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VIDEO: Czech Book Trailer lights up the internet

To coincide with the release of the Czech edition of Inferno, Argo released a striking trailer for the latest Robert Langdon thriller.

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VIDEO: Turkish Book Trailer for Inferno

Altin Kitaplar releases the hot new teaser for the latest Robert Langdon thriller.

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VIDEO: Norway's TV2 interviews Dan

"It's actually very, very moving for me. You realize that, on these very cobblestones walked Michelangelo, Dante, Machiavelli, Leonardo da Vinci...It's like living in your book for real."


VIDEO: Dan sits down with Nieuwsuur NL

Dutch news outlet Nieuwsuur interviews Dan regarding Florence, the Robert Langdon films, and Inferno!


VIDEO: German Trailer for Inferno

Bastei Luebbe's stunning book trailer for the latest Robert Langdon thriller!


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Films

Angels & Demons

Uncovering evidence of the resurgence of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati also uncovers a deadly threat to the existence of the secret organization’s most despised enemy: the Catholic Church.

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The team behind the global phenomenon The Da Vinci Code returns for the highly successful Angels & Demons, based upon the bestselling novel by Dan Brown. Tom Hanks reprises his role as Harvard religious expert Robert Langdon, who once again finds that forces with ancient roots are willing to stop at nothing, even murder, to advance their goals. Ron Howard again directs the film, which is produced by Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, and John Calley. The screenplay is by Akiva Goldsman and David Koepp. Featuring Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer, Stellan Skarsgård, Pierfrancesco Favino, Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Armin Mueller-Stall.
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The DaVinci Code

It begins with a spectacular murder in the Louvre Museum. All clues point to a covert religious organization that will stop at nothing to protect a secret that threatens to overturn 2,000 years of accepted dogma.

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Dan Brown's international bestseller comes alive in the film The Da Vinci Code, directed by Ron Howard with a screenplay by Akiva Goldsman. Featuring Tom Hanks as symbologist Robert Langdon and Audrey Tautou as cryptologist Sophie Neveu, this heart-racing quest to solve a bizarre murder mystery takes them from France to England and behind the veil of a mysterious ancient society, where they discover a secret protected since the time of Christ. With first-rate performances by Sir Ian McKellen, Alfred Molina and Jean Reno, critics are calling The Da Vinci Code "involving" and "intriguing," "a first rate thriller." Also featuring Jürgen Prochnow and Paul Bettany. Produced by John Calley and Brian Grazer.
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