- Its DÃ©jÃ Vu All Over Again. Maryles, Daisy // Publishers Weekly;1/10/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 2, p27
Focuses on the top-selling books in 2004. Number of weeks spent by "The Da Vinci Code," by Dan Brown at the top of the fiction charts; List of the political books included in the top 15 hardcover nonfiction list; Publishing companies that provided the bestsellers in 2004.
- TOP 5 BOOKS. Hill, Robin // NW;5/3/2004, Vol. 12 Issue 18, p77
Presents a list of best-selling books in Australia as of May 3, 2004, including "The Da Vinci Code," by Dan Brown.
- Figures that Count. Nelson, Sara // Publishers Weekly;5/29/2006, Vol. 253 Issue 22, p4
The article presents the findings of a study of 50 years of bestsellers conducted by Lulu.com, a print-on-demand Web site. The average number of novels to reach number 1 on the New York Times bestseller list in the 1960s was 2.8 per year compared to an average of 18.2 novels in each of the first...
- The Ascent of Dan. Brown, Stephen // Marketing Research;Summer2006, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p32
The article considers the success of Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code" as a case study in marketing. All things connected with "The Da Vinci Code," from the film to tours of the sites mentioned in the book to the author's critically panned earlier works are remarkably successful. Four factors have...
- The Da Vinci Code Cult. Sheaffer, Robert // Skeptic;2005, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p22
Analyzes the book "The Da Vinci Code," by Dan Brown. Reasons why the book became very popular; Major premise of the book; Flaws of the book; Reaction of the Catholic Church to the book; Allegations made by the authors of "Holy Blood, Holy Grail," that Brown plagiarized their work; Need for the...
- Inevitability of the Week. // Entertainment Weekly;1/20/2006, Issue 859, p72
The article announces that publishing company Doubleday will release millions of copies of the book "The Da Vinci Code," by Dan Brown in trade and paperback in the U.S. market in March 2006.
- De-coding the mystery. Carswell, Roger // Challenge Newsline;Jan2006, Issue 57, p7
The article presents information on the book "The Da Vinci Code," written by Dan Brown. Before the story begins, there is a page which tells the reader that all descriptions of artwork, architecture, documents and secret rituals in the novel are accurate but this sentence is itself fiction....
- THE PASSION OF THE DA VINCI READER. Grainger, David // Fortune;3/8/2004, Vol. 149 Issue 5, p48
Reports that "The Da Vinci Code," a religious thriller by previously unknown author Dan Brown, is expected to become the fastest-selling adult fiction title ever by March 18, when its publication anniversary rolls around. Premise of the book, which asserts that the Catholic Church has suppressed...
- Bestsellers beyond Bestsellers: The Success of a Good Story. Johnson, Michael Wright // Online Journal of Communication & Media Technologies;Oct2014, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p1
This article examines the recent trend of books and book series gaining popularity with unprecedented speed. By closely examining the release and success of The Da Vinci Code and the Harry Potter series, early publications that experienced this trend, certain factors were discovered. The author...