Deciphering Dan Brown's "The Lost Symbol"

Friday, September 11, 2009

Fans of the "The Da Vinci Code" have waited for years for more of Dan Brown's mix of mystery, religion, history and art. At long last (and just a few years overdue) the sequel, "The Lost Symbol," will finally come out next week. It follows Brown's hero-savant Robert Langdon to Washington, D.C. for another mystery.  People are hungering for clues as to what's in the new book, so we speak to an expert: Dan Burstein, who has made a career dispelling the myths and interpreting the clues in Brown's work. Burstein even sold over 50,000 copies of "Secrets of the Widow's Son: The Mysteries Surrounding the Sequel to The Da Vinci Code" (edited by Burstein and written by David Shugarts), where he attempted to figure out what might be in the much-anticipated sequel ... despite the fact that it hadn't been published yet. His latest book, "Secrets of The Lost Symbol: The Unauthorized Guide," is due out in December.


Dan Burstein


Stephanie Hughes

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