The Livermore Public Library Civic Center will be hosting a special live Internet stream of Dan Brown, author of the bestselling novel The Da Vinci Code, when he speaks about his newest book, Inferno, at the Lincoln Center in New York City. There is no charge for this event which takes place at 4:30pm on Wednesday, May 15 at the Livermore Public Library Civic Center, 1188 S. Livermore Avenue.
View this unique publishing event, Dan Brown at the Lincoln Center: An Evening of Codes, Symbols, and Secrets on the library’s big screen. Dan Brown will speak about his new novel Inferno, science, religion, codes, book publishing, movie making, and a few surprise topics. Towne Center Books will be providing copies of Inferno to purchase - a portion of these book sales will go to the Friends of the Livermore Library.
Dan Brown is the author of numerous #1 bestselling novels, including The Da Vinci Code, which has become one of the bestselling novels of all time as well as the subject of heated 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.
The Friends of the Livermore Library have generously underwritten this program as part of the Friends Authors and Arts Series.