Book and Title to be Unveiled Today via Social Media Posts Beginning at 7:00
NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Dan Brown's new novel, the eagerly awaited
follow-up to his #1, record-setting international blockbuster, The Lost
Symbol, will be published in North America by Doubleday on May 14th. The
new book features renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon. Set in the
heart of Europe, Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of
history's most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces.
In a twist befitting a new Dan Brown novel, the title of the book will be
revealed later today via reader social media posts wed to an online digital
HashtagArt mosaic, created by Hyperactivate.com. Readers can view the mosaic
at DanBrown.com, on Dan Brown's Facebook page, and on TODAY.com.
Beginning at 7:00 AM EST, Doubleday, in partnership with NBC News' "TODAY,"
invites Dan Brown readers to post via Facebook or Tweet that they are helping
to unveil the title of his latest book. After readers take a social action
(For example, "I want to know the title of Dan Brown's latest book! "New Dan
Brown book coming, can't wait!"), their profile image will instantly claim a
tile in the mosaic, and it is through the aggregation of thousands of reader
tiles that the title will be revealed. Readers will be able to find their
profile images by zooming into the mosaic canvas.
"Dan Brown's enthusiasm for puzzles, codes and symbols is a passion shared by
his readers," says Suzanne Herz, Senior Vice President, Publishing for
Doubleday. "Our aim is to harness that passion and use it as a catalyst to
reveal the new title."
The audio version of the new book will be published in North America by Random
House Audio. The novel will also be published in the U.K. on May 14th by
Transworld Publishers, a division of The Random House Group, who has published
all of Brown's novels.
Dan Brown is represented by Heide Lange at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates,
Doubleday is an imprint of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, a division of
Random House, Inc. whose parent company is Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGAaA. For
more information about Doubleday please visit our website at
http://www.doubleday.com. For more information about Dan Brown please
Suzanne Herz, Senior Vice President, Publishing 212-782-9786
SOURCE: Random House of Canada Limited
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