1. As Lewis Carroll’s Alice so aptly points out, “What is the use of a book…without pictures or conversations?” Welcome to RA Crossroads, where books, movies, music, and other media converge, and whole-collection reader’s advisory service goes where it may. In this column, Robert Langdon and Dante lead me down a winding path.

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    Dan Brown’s Inferno | RA Crossroads

    LJ's readers advisory expert Neal Wyatt takes on what to read after Inferno.

  2. willywaldo:

bookriot:

Aaaaand here’s the newly revealed cover of Dan Brown’s INFERNO, coming May 14th from Random House. Whaddya think?

Great cover, although Brown is still the worst writer on the planet. But if he can get people to read Dante, so  much the better.  

    willywaldo:

    bookriot:

    Aaaaand here’s the newly revealed cover of Dan Brown’s INFERNO, coming May 14th from Random House. Whaddya think?

    Great cover, although Brown is still the worst writer on the planet. But if he can get people to read Dante, so  much the better.  

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Missing renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon? Wishing you had something really juicy to recommend to diehard Da Vinci Code fans? You’re in luck. Dan Brown—whose The DaVinci Code is in fact the best-selling adult hardcover of all time, with 81 million copies in print worldwide, and whose subsequent The Lost Symbol sold 30 million copies—has a new book forthcoming on May 14. Titled Inferno (ISBN 9780385537858. $29.95), it is in fact based on Dante’s enduring masterpiece.



Dan Brown’s Inferno: Abandon Hope (of Doing Anything but Reading) All Ye Who Enter Here

    Missing renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon? Wishing you had something really juicy to recommend to diehard Da Vinci Code fans? You’re in luck. Dan Brown—whose The DaVinci Code is in fact the best-selling adult hardcover of all time, with 81 million copies in print worldwide, and whose subsequent The Lost Symbol sold 30 million copies—has a new book forthcoming on May 14. Titled Inferno (ISBN 9780385537858. $29.95), it is in fact based on Dante’s enduring masterpiece.

    Dan Brown’s Inferno: Abandon Hope (of Doing Anything but Reading) All Ye Who Enter Here

  4. mollitudo:

    Literary and intra-holiday pumpkins: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Santa, and Dante.

    Some literary (and other) pumpkins from your LJ tumblrer’s not so distant past.