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Young & Laramore Launches 'The Keyless Era' for Schlage - Posted September 16, 2014
Indianapolis-based agency Young & Laramore has launched a new social campaign for Schlage today, entitled "The Keyless Era." The campaign debuted yesterday with a teaser (video above), promoting the company's keyless electronic locks. Young & Laramore will roll out the rest of the campaign on October 1st, with a product launch video... [AgencySpy]

Amazon Chooses '100 Books to Read in a Lifetime: Mystery & Thriller' - Posted April 23, 2014
Gone Girl: A Novel by Gillian Flynn; The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown; L.A. Confidential by ... [GalleyCat]

Goodreads Choice Awards Winners Revealed - Posted December 3, 2013
With 24,686 votes, And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini has won the Best Fiction award at the Goodreads Choice Awards. We've linked to sam... [GalleyCat]

Goodreads Opens Up Voting For the Goodreads Choice Awards - Posted November 4, 2013
Goodreads has opened up the voting for its fifth annual Goodreads Choice Awards. The awards include twenty different categories from fiction and poetry to humor and fantasy. Authors Khaled Hosseini, Jhumpa Lahiri, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and Wally Lamb ha... [GalleyCat]

5 Million Copies of 'Fifty Shades' Books Sold in First Half of 2013 - Posted August 30, 2013
Fifty Shades of Grey is the publishing gift that keeps on giving. E L James sold five million print and eBook copies of her erotic trilogy around the world during the first six months of 2013 (sales through Random House's English, German and Spanish-language publishing arms). Random House ... [GalleyCat]

5 Million Copies of 'Fifty Shades' Books Sold in First Half of 2013 - Posted August 30, 2013
Fifty Shades of Grey is the publishing gift that keeps on giving. E L James sold five million print and eBook copies of her erotic trilogy around the world during the first six months of 2013 (sales through Random House's English, German and Spanish-language publishing arms). Random House ... [AllTwitter]

Writers Respond to Overstock & Amazon Price War - Posted July 30, 2013
Amazon and Overstock engaged in some print book price warfare this week, lowering prices in a race to the bottom of the literary marketplace. On Twitter, readers and writers debated the price war. We've created a Storify post ... [GalleyCat]

Download Free eBooks To Play Kobo's Online Game - Posted May 2, 2013
Do you love Dan Brown's literary puzzles? You can download two free e... [GalleyCat]

Kobo Is Using An Augmented Reality Game to Promote eReading - Posted May 2, 2013
Kobo has created an augmented reality game to promote eReading. The game is called The Descent and is inspired by Dante's Inferno, Dan Brown's upcoming book Inferno and t... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Kobo Is Using An Augmented Reality Game to Promote eReading - Posted May 2, 2013
Kobo has created an augmented reality game to promote eReading. The game is called The Descent and is inspired by Dante's Inferno, Dan Brown's upcoming book Inferno and t... [FishbowlDC]

Dan Brown Secrets & Books That Made Us Cry: Top Stories of the Week - Posted March 23, 2013
For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week. They included secrets from Dan Brown's upcoming book, books that made us cry, a publishing industry flowchart (embedded above). 1. Book... [semanticweb.com]

Dan Brown Secrets & Books That Made Us Cry: Top Stories of the Week - Posted March 23, 2013
For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week. They included secrets from Dan Brown's upcoming book, books that made us cry, a publishing industry flowchart (embedded above). 1. Book... [AllTwitter]

Dan Brown Secrets & Books That Made Us Cry: Top Stories of the Week - Posted March 22, 2013
For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week. They included secrets from Dan Brown's upcoming book, books that made us cry, a publishing industry flowchart (embedded above). 1. Book... [GalleyCat]

'The Da Vinci Code' is Free eBook Today - Posted March 19, 2013
Today's Free eBook of the Day is The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown. Doubleday is giving away digital copies of the bestseller to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the book. The eBook includes the prologue and the first chapte... [FishbowlDC]

Cracking Dan Brown's 'Inferno' Code - Posted March 18, 2013
Until March 24, you can download a free digital copy of The Da Vinci Code that includes the prologue and first chapter of Dan B... [GalleyCat]

Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code eBook Free Until March 24 - Posted March 18, 2013
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Da Vinci Code, Doubleday is giving away digital copies of Dan Brown's runaway bestseller until March 24. The book will include the prologue and first chapter of Inferno, Brown's upcoming novel. Follow these links to download: ... [GalleyCat]

Take a Blind Date with a Free eBook - Posted March 1, 2013
This weekend, why not take a blind date with a free eBook? For years, libraries around the country have offered patrons a "blind date with a book." They wrapped a book in br... [GalleyCat]

Gay Blackmail and Scandal at the Vatican! - Posted February 22, 2013
We knew Ratzinger's retirement was a little weird! Today's ... [PRNewser]

Dan Brown to Publish 'Inferno' in May - Posted January 15, 2013
Megabestselling author Dan Brown will return with a new novel on May 14th. Inferno will revolve around Dante Alighieri's epic poem, Inferno. You ca... [GalleyCat]

Facebook Unveils Graph Search - Posted January 15, 2013
Facebook revealed its new Graph Search tool today. It will only be available in English at the launch and is currently in beta testin... [Inside Mobile Apps]

What Would Gertrude Stein Drunk Text? - Posted July 6, 2012
What would Gertrude Stein write if she started drinking and texting? In a series of drawings, The Paris Review's Jessica Gaynor imagined what fam... [GalleyCat]

Publishing's 'Winner-Takes-More Market' - Posted January 25, 2011
Is the publishing industry addicted to bestselling books? This week's Beyond the Book podcast from Copyright Clearance Center featured University... [GalleyCat]

James Patterson Responds to Critics - Posted November 24, 2010
No other author has had as many New York Times bestsellers at one time as James Patterson. People magazine called him the "king of the bestsellers list." He has outsold writers like ... [GalleyCat]

'The Silence of the Lambs' Leads NPR List of Top 100 Thrillers - Posted August 4, 2010
Counting more than 100,000 votes, NPR Books has assembled a list of Killer Thrillers, readers' picks for the top 100 thrillers of all time. Surprisingly, recent bestsellers like The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by ... [GalleyCat]

Stieg Larsson Unseats Malcolm Gladwell on Amazon's Most Highlighted Books of All Time List - Posted July 28, 2010
Here at GalleyCat Reviews, we are obsessed with the art of underlining passages in digital books. After months of domination by ... [GalleyCat]

"I Write Like" Program Compares Your Writing to Famous Authors - Posted July 13, 2010
I write likeDan BrownI Write Like by Memoires, ... [GalleyCat]

Try to Top the "Most Laudatory Quote Ever Attached to a Book" - Posted July 6, 2010
Today The Guardian teased a blurb written by Nicole Krauss for David Grossman's upcoming novel, To t... [GalleyCat]

Malcolm Gladwell, William P. Young, & Dan Brown Top "Most Highlighted Passages of All Time" List on Amazon Kindle - Posted April 29, 2010
Amazon recently launched a "Popular Highlights" feature that showcases the book passages underlined by Kindle readers--a 21st Century twist on literary quotation. So far, the list has been dominated by bestselling books: The Shack by Willi... [GalleyCat]

Large Hadron Collider in Book Reviews - Posted March 30, 2010
This morning the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) broke world records for smashing together elementary particles at high levels of energy--a phy... [GalleyCat]

Digital Reorganization at Random House, Inc., Part Two - Posted February 25, 2010
As we noted earlier this afternoon, Random House, Inc. announced some sweeping adjustments in digital responsibilities at the conglomerate publisher. In a staff memo, Sales, Operations, and Digital president ... [GalleyCat]

GalleyCat Reviews: How Do You Review a Vook? - Posted February 11, 2010
Yesterday we reported that novelist ... [GalleyCat]

Glue Launches Book Giveaway Program - Posted February 2, 2010
Passionate about a novel? Your favorite book could win you fame and prizes. Today the "social recommendation network" Glue updated its guru program--now users are ranked (and rewarded) by how often they comment and reply in relationship to a book, movie or album. The social suggestion site will now reward active users,... [GalleyCat]

CoverSpy Keeps NYC Under Literary Surveillance - Posted February 2, 2010
Slice Magazine has dispatched a "team of publishing nerds" to take a digital census of the reading habits of New York City residents. They collect the results at the CoverSpy Tumblr page. Each post describes the reader, filling a literary voyeur gap left since ... [GalleyCat]

Five New Books Break the College Bestseller List - Posted February 2, 2010
The Chronicle of Higher Education just released their top ten college bestsellers list, and five new books have grabbed spots on the reading lists of a coveted demographic. Nevertheless, Dan Brown held h... [GalleyCat]

2009's End Approaching. Write Your End-Of Year Report & Other Duties - Posted December 10, 2009
flickr: me and the sysopGreat tip via LetsTalkTurkey: As the end of the year approaches, take time to note your accomplishments. These can be th... [MediaJobsDaily]

How Did Publishing Survive the Great Depression? - Posted December 7, 2009
Many are asking: How will publishing survive this recession? But maybe we should be asking something else: How did publishing survive the Great Depression? Digital book blogger Mike Cane aggregated a stream of Great Depression research, highlighting some innovative solutions uncovered by ... [GalleyCat]

Lisa Gallagher Hired as Agent at Sanford. J. Greenburger Associates - Posted November 3, 2009
Former William Morrow publisher Lisa Gallagher has joined Sanford. J. Greenburger Associates as a literary agent, months after the publisher lost her job in a massive restructuring at Harper... [GalleyCat]

Henry Dreyfuss's Lost (and Found) Symbol Sourcebook - Posted October 13, 2009
With Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol flying off bookstore shelves, we got to thinking about lesser known symbols, those that are usually recognized only within specific disciplines or have been lost to the ages. Famed industrial designer (and symbol junkie) ... [UnBeige]

Granta Tops Dan Brown in Chicago - Posted October 2, 2009
The Chicago-themed issue of Granta has made a big splash in the city, reportedly selling more copies than Dan Brown's "The Lost Symbol" at one local bookstore. The issue sold so well that Granta had to reprint more issues a week aft... [GalleyCat]

Sarah Palin Tops Dan Brown - Posted October 1, 2009
As a long Thursday winds down, here's a sampling of publishing-related dispatches from around the Interwebs... Mediaite points out Sarah Palin memoir pre-orders have given Dan Brown a ... [GalleyCat]

Dan Brown Breaks Digital Book Records - Posted September 17, 2009
As literary types watched--some with awe, some with trepidation, as Dan Brown sold one million copies of his new book in a single day. GalleyCat uncovered some intriguing facts about the author's big run on the bes... [GalleyCat]

PRNewser on Morning Media Menu (Again) - Posted September 17, 2009
PRNewser was a guest again today on our Morning Media Menu podcast with GalleyCat editor Jason Boog and AgencySpy editor Matt Van Hoven. We talked about some of the changes an... [PRNewser]

PRNewser's Joe Ciarallo On The Menu - Posted September 17, 2009
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PRNewser's Joe Ciarallo On The Menu - Posted September 17, 2009
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Morning Reading List 09.17.09 - Posted September 17, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What know and what we're reading this Thursday mor... [FishbowlDC]

Dan Brown Breaks Sales Records at Barnes & Noble - Posted September 16, 2009
Last night Barnes & Noble announced that Dan Brown had set bookselling records at the massive chain--breaking "all previous one day sales for adult fiction." In addition, the company noted that pre-orders for "The Lost Symbol" were higher than orders for any book in the bookseller's history. The b... [GalleyCat]

Brown's Tome Hits Stands|Wasserstein Pulls Out Of BusinessWeek Bidding|Forbes.com Tries Palm Pre App|WSJ Ready To Charge For Mobile Content|"Regis & Kelly" Producer Gelman Dishes - Posted September 15, 2009
GalleyCat: Dan Brown's long-awaited novel, The Lost Symbol hit bookstores today. BusinessWeek: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Brown's Tome Hits Stands|Wasserstein Pulls Out Of BusinessWeek Bidding|Forbes.com Tries Palm Pre App|WSJ Ready To Charge For Mobile Content|"Regis & Kelly" Producer Gelman Dishes - Posted September 15, 2009
GalleyCat: Dan Brown's long-awaited novel, The Lost Symbol hit bookstores today. BusinessWeek: ... [FishbowlNY]

Dan Brown Blair Witch Project - Posted September 15, 2009
As literary types monitor Dan Brown's performance on Google Trends, many wonder if the book can repeat his blockbuster success. This morning we looked at ... [GalleyCat]

Author Jon Krakauer on His Long-Delayed Book - Posted September 15, 2009
Dan Brown isn't the only Doubleday author with a book coming out this week. In a candid interview at The Daily Beast, Jon Krakauer... [GalleyCat]

Dan Brown and the Not So Lost Symbol - Posted September 15, 2009
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NY Times Investigates Subway Readers - Posted September 4, 2009
Today the NY Times studied the habits of a special breed: the subway car reader. These traveling readers support everybody from Dan Brown to glossy magazines to ... [GalleyCat]

Ted Kennedy's Memoir Embargoed - Posted August 28, 2009
Today's guest on the Morning Media Menu was Amanda Ernst, editor of FishbowlNY. During the show, she pondered, among other things, the press... [GalleyCat]

FishbowlNY Editor Amanda Ernst Joins This Morning's Menu - Posted August 28, 2009
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FishbowlNY Editor Amanda Ernst Joins This Morning's Menu - Posted August 28, 2009
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Nickname Dan Brown's Release Date - Posted August 12, 2009
The release date for bestselling author Dan Brown's new book is somewhat like a baby born with a whopping trust fund and daunting expectations--it deserves a media nickname. Brown's last book sold about 81 million copies worldwide, the September 15th release of "... [GalleyCat]

Dan Brown and Publishing's "DBDay" - Posted August 12, 2009
With 6.5 million copies of Dan Brown's "The Lost Symbol" coming out on September 15, publishing folks are looking towards what some call "DBDay" with a mixture of anticipation and fear. Former Publishers Weekly editor ... [GalleyCat]

Publishing Deadlines Tighten - Posted August 5, 2009
As the publishing recession drags on, agents scramble to make sure authors finish their books on time--in 2009, a missed book deadline can be fatal. At the NY Observer, reporter Leon Neyfakh intervi... [GalleyCat]

Unusual Cover Placement: Smart or Shady? - Posted July 23, 2009
Yesterday the literary Internets uncovered a free edition of a Simon Kernick's thriller with a splashy cover that reads, "DAN BROWN: If you like your thrillers as fast, furious and unputdownable as Dan Brown, then we th... [GalleyCat]

Publishing Leaders Ponder Epic Fall Lists - Posted July 22, 2009
With big novels from Audrey Niffenegger, Thomas Pynchon, Richard Russo, ... [GalleyCat]

Stanza Reader Turns One-Year-Old - Posted July 13, 2009
Stanza, the digital reader for the iPhone and iPod Touch, turned one-year-old today--celebrating 2 million downloads of the application and more than 12 million book downloads since its launch. In April, Amazon.com, Inc. acquired Lexcycle, th... [GalleyCat]

Doubleday Unveils New Dan Brown Cover - Posted July 7, 2009
As Random House, Inc. prepares a print run of 5 million copies for Dan Brown's "The Lost Symbol"--the largest first run in company history--they unveiled the highly-anticipated cover to this highly-anticipated follow-up to "The Da Vinci Code." Since "Code" sold 81 million copies, it ... [GalleyCat]

Simon & Schuster to Sell Books on Scribd - Posted June 12, 2009
Bucking a spate of trend pieces about piracy and digital texts, Simon & Schuster has reached an agreement to sell e-books in the online reading site, Scribd. They will sell 5,000 titles in all, from authors like Stephen... [GalleyCat]

UK Digital Book Company Partners with Simon & Schuster in US - Posted April 20, 2009
Simon & Schuster has teamed up with GoSpoken.com to sell digital books in the BlackBerry App World for American readers. Currently, the UK-based company has 2,000 titles in digital and audio formats for UK readers, and they hope to build the catalog to 20,000 titles by the end of the year. The... [GalleyCat]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted April 20, 2009
Company-wide salary cuts at Washington Business Journal- FishbowlDC Paste magazine turns to beer- FishbowlNY Five million copies of new ... [FishbowlLA]

Five Million Copies of New Dan Brown Book Coming in September - Posted April 20, 2009
After years of delay and anticipation, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group will release Dan Brown's "The Lost Symbol" this September with an initial print run of five million copies. The new novel is a follow-up to the "The Da Vinci Code," the bestselling adventure that sold 81 million copies worldwide. Brown... [GalleyCat]

SPT Divulges Mobile Game Plans for '09 - Posted March 30, 2009
Sony Pictures Television (SPT) used the CTIA pre-show in Las Vegas to announce the eight new mobile games it plans to release this year. All based on its movies and TV shows, the games for cell phones and the PSP will come out at various times from May through December. The games... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

FBLA Goes to the Party: 7th Python Screening - Posted March 14, 2008
At a discreet screening room on Sunset, a select group gathered to watch The 7th Python, the new documentary from Frozen Pictures. The film, a portrait of rock legend Neil Innes, of Bonzo Dog Band and The Rutles fame, is the work of B... [FishbowlLA]

Department of Obvious: No New Dan Brown Book in 2007 - Posted May 18, 2007
For the two or three people who believed Dan Brown would follow up THE DA VINCI CODE with something new in 2007, the Bookseller throws ice-cold water in your face. They only speak to the UK marketplace, but one would assume the same applies over here, since Doubleday will probably have... [GalleyCat]

Dan Brown Wins Copyright Infringement Case - Posted March 28, 2007
The resolution was a lot more quiet than the original lawsuit and trial, but the AP reports that Dan Brown won his copyright infringement case Wednesday, after Britain's Court of Appeal rejected efforts from two authors who claimed he stole their ideas for his blockbuster novel, THE DA VINCI CODE.... [GalleyCat]

Janet Maslin Discovers Da Vinci Code Knockoffs Years After Everybody Else - Posted February 16, 2007
Clearly, Janet Maslin isn't terribly au courant with the publishing industry. Granted, reading all those books for review is enough to eat up anyone's time, but I can't help but be a touch embarrassed for her - or perhaps more accurately, her editor at the daily arts section - for assigning... [GalleyCat]

Appreciating Sidney Sheldon - Posted February 2, 2007
Both the New York Times and Los Angeles Times pay tribute to Sidney Sheldon, the bestselling popular fiction writer who died earlier this week. "Sartre and star fever, side b... [GalleyCat]

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