The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers of 2006

The New York Times'' Fiction Best Sellers of 2006
This is a list of adult fiction books that topped The New York Times Fiction Best Seller list in 2006. * 2006 in literature * Lists of The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers * Publishers Weekly list of bestselling novels in the United States in the 2000s * 2006 in literature * Lists of The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers * Publishers Weekly list of bestselling novels in the United States in the 2000s

The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers of 2004

This is a list of adult fiction books that topped The New York Times Fiction Best Seller list in 2004. * 2004 in literature * Lists of The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers * Publishers Weekly list of bestselling novels in the United States in the 2000s * 2004 in literature * Lists of The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers * Publishers Weekly list of bestselling novels in the United States in the 2000s

Publishers Weekly list of bestselling novels in the United States in the 2000s

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Jenkins and Tim LaHaye * 5) Angels & Demons by Dan Brown * 6) State of Fear by Michael Crichton * 7) London Bridges by James Patterson * 8) Trace by Patricia Cornwell * 9) The Rule of Four by Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason * 10) The Da Vinci Code: Special Illustrated Collector's Edition by Dan Brown * 1) The Broker by John Grisham * 2) The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown * 3) Mary, Mary by James Patterson * 4) At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks * 5) Predator by Patricia Cornwell * 6) True Believer by Nicholas Sparks * 7) Light from Heaven by Jan Karon * 8) The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova * 9) The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd * 10) Eleven on Top by Janet Evanovich * 1) For One

Left Behind

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The books have not sold particularly well outside of the United States. Dispensationalism remains a minority view among theologians. For instance, amillennial and postmillennial Christians do not believe in the same timeline of the Second Coming as premillennialists, while preterist Christians do not interpret much of the Book of Revelation to predict future events at all. Brian McLaren of the Emergent Church compares the Left Behind series to The Da Vinci Code, and states, "What the Left Behind novels do, the way they twist scripture toward a certain theological and political end, I think [[Dan Brown|[Dan] Brown]] is twisting scripture, just to other political ends."

Culture of New England

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More recently, Stephen King, born in Portland, Maine, has used the small towns of his home state as the setting for much of his horror fiction, with several of his stories taking place in or near the fictional town of Castle Rock. Just to the south, Exeter, New Hampshire was the birthplace of best-selling novelist John Irving and Dan Brown, author of The Da Vinci Code. Rick Moody has set many of his works in southern New England, focusing on wealthy families of suburban Connecticut's Gold Coast and their battles with addiction and anomie. Derek Walcott, a playwright and poet who won the 1992 Nobel Prize for Literature, taught poetry at Boston University.

Novelist

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Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series, Dan Brown author of The Da Vinci Code, historical novelist Bernard Cornwell, and Twilight author Stephenie Meyer. The personal experiences of the novelist will often shape what they write and how readers and critics will interpret their novels. Literary reception has long relied on practices of reading literature through biographical criticism, in which the author's life is presumed to have influence on the topical and thematic concerns of works. Some veins of criticism use this information about the novelist to derive an understanding of the novelist's intentions within his work.

List of Simon & Schuster authors

List of Simon & Schuster Authors
Joyce Brothers, American psychologist and media personality * Dan Brown, author of The Da Vinci Code and other thrillers * Abbie Farwell Brown, American writer * Brene Brown, American writer and professor * Claude Brown, American writer * Fredric Brown, American novelist * Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, * Marcia Brown, American children's illustrator and author * Margaret Wise Brown, American children's writer and editor * Sandra Brown, American novelist * Willie L.

Literature of New England

New England writers
More recently, Stephen King, born in Portland, Maine, has used the small towns of his home state as the setting for much of his horror fiction, with several of his stories taking place in or near the fictional town of Castle Rock. Just to the south, Exeter, New Hampshire was the birthplace of best-selling novelist John Irving and Dan Brown, author of The Da Vinci Code. Rick Moody has set many of his works in southern New England, focusing on wealthy families of suburban Connecticut's Gold Coast and their battles with addiction and anomie. Derek Walcott, a playwright and poet who won the 1992 Nobel Prize for Literature, taught poetry at Boston University.

2000s (decade)

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* The decade saw the rise of digital media as opposed to the use of print, and the steady decline of printed books in countries where e-readers had become available. * The deaths of John Updike, Hunter S. Thompson, and other authors marked the end of various major writing careers influential during the late 20th century. * Popular book series such as Harry Potter, Twilight and Dan Brown's "Robert Langdon" (consisting of Angels & Demons, The Da Vinci Code, and The Lost Symbol) saw increased interest in various genres such as fantasy, romance, vampire fiction, and detective fiction, as well as young adult fiction in general.

I Write Like

The Guardian reported that Atwood herself tried out the website, and it said that her writing resembles that of novelist Stephen King in one attempt and like Joyce on another try. William Gibson also tried the site, which said his writing resembles that of Vladimir Nabokov. A transcript of a speech made by U.S. President Barack Obama in June 2010 has been compared to author David Foster Wallace, while the lyrics to Lady Gaga's song "Alejandro" have been compared to William Shakespeare. Other bloggers, including author Teresa Nielsen Hayden, have expressed anger and frustration to find that the website has compared their writings to that by The Da Vinci Code author Dan Brown.

Criticism of The Da Vinci Code

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Accessed at About.com * History versus the Da Vinci Code a non-religious analysis of The Da Vinci Codes errors of fact * The Da Vinci Code – the book, the movie, the deception

Inferno (Brown novel)

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Inferno is a 2013 mystery thriller novel by American author Dan Brown and the fourth book in his Robert Langdon series, following Angels & Demons, The Da Vinci Code and The Lost Symbol. The book was published on May 14, 2013, ten years after publication of The Da Vinci Code (2003), by Doubleday. It was number one on the New York Times Best Seller list for hardcover fiction and Combined Print & E-book fiction for the first eleven weeks of its release, and also remained on the list of E-book fiction for the first seventeen weeks of its release. A film adaptation was released in the United States on October 28, 2016.

Jesus bloodline

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The 2000 book Rex Deus: The True Mystery of Rennes-Le-Chateau and the Dynasty of Jesus, Marylin Hopkins, Graham Simmans and Tim Wallace-Murphy developed a hypothesis based on a 1994 testimony by "Michael Monkton" (who claimed to be descended from Hugues de Payens), that a Jesus and Mary Magdalene bloodline was part of a shadow dynasty descended from twenty-four high priests of the Temple in Jerusalem known as "Rex Deus" – the "Kings of God". The 2003 conspiracy fiction novel The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown accepted some of the above hypotheses as being valid.

Origin (Brown novel)

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Origin is a 2017 mystery thriller novel by American author Dan Brown and the fifth installment in his Robert Langdon series, following Angels & Demons, The Da Vinci Code, The Lost Symbol, and Inferno. The book was released on October 3, 2017 by Doubleday. The book is entirely set in Spain. Edmond Kirsch, a billionaire computer scientist and futurist, as well as a strident atheist, attends a meeting in Catalonia with Roman Catholic Bishop Antonio Valdespino, Jewish Rabbi Yehuda Köves, and Muslim Imam Syed al-Fadl, three members of the Parliament of the World's Religions. He informs them that he has made a revolutionary discovery that he plans to release to the public in a month.

Cryptex

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The word cryptex is a neologism coined by the author Dan Brown for his 2003 novel The Da Vinci Code, denoting a portable vault used to hide secret messages. It is a portmanteau word formed from Greek Wikt:en:κρυπτός kryptós, "hidden, secret" and Latin codex; "an apt title for this device" since it uses "the science of cryptology to protect information written on the contained scroll or codex" (p. 199 of the novel). The first physical cryptex was created by Justin Kirk Nevins in 2004. "Cryptex" is a registered trademark of Justin Kirk Nevins.

Stephen King short fiction bibliography

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A full listing as of December 31, 2004 with citations appears in The Complete Guide to the Works of Stephen King by Rocky Wood, et al. ; as of December 31, 2005 in Stephen King: Uncollected, Unpublished ( and ) by Rocky Wood, et al.; and as of late 2007 in Justin Brooks' Stephen King: A Primary Bibliography of the World’s Most Popular Author . In 2012, a revised and updated edition of Uncollected, Unpublished was published.

1987 in literature

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Bond * Kaye Gibbons – Ellen Foster * Ken Grimwood – Replay * Larry Heinemann – Paco's Story (1987 National Book Award for Fiction) * Tom Holt – Expecting Someone Taller * Josephine Humphreys – Rich in Love * Dương Thu Hương – Bên kia bờ ảo vọng (Beyond Illusions) * John Jakes – Heaven and Hell * Tahar Ben Jelloun – La Nuit sacrée (The Sacred Night) * Garrison Keillor – Leaving Home: A Collection of Lake Wobegon Stories * Jesse Lee Kercheval – The Dogeater * Ungulani Ba Ka Khosa – Ualalapi * Stephen King * Misery * The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three * The Tommyknockers * The Eyes of the Dragon * Penelope Lively – Moon Tiger * Ian McEwan – The Child in Time * Betty Mahmoody

The Tommyknockers (miniseries)

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Marshall as Ev Hillman * Chuck Henry as Chaz Stewart * Leon Woods as Hilly Brown * Paul McIver as Davey Brown * Yvonne Lawley as Mabel Noyes * Bill Johnson as Elt Barker The Tommyknockers is based on the 1987 novel of the same name by Stephen King. Set in Haven, Maine, the series was filmed in North Island, New Zealand. Lewis Teague was fired as director after two days of filming and was replaced by John Power. The miniseries received mixed reactions. Tony Scott in Variety described it as "hokey whoop-de-doo" and criticised the writing and the special effects, though he praised the acting.

The Talisman (King and Straub novel)

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The Talisman is a 1984 fantasy novel by American writers Stephen King and Peter Straub. The plot is not related to that of Walter Scott's 1825 novel of the same name, although there is one oblique reference to "a Sir Walter Scott novel." The Talisman was nominated for both the Locus and World Fantasy Awards in 1985. King and Straub followed up with a sequel, Black House (2001), that picks up with a now-adult Jack as a retired Los Angeles homicide detective trying to solve a series of murders in the small town of French Landing, Wisconsin. The book is dedicated to the authors' mothers: "This book is for Ruth King, Elvena Straub."

Rosslyn Chapel

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In 2006, historian Louise Yeoman criticised the Rosslyn Chapel trust for "cashing in" on the popularity of The Da Vinci Code, against better knowledge. In the financial year of 2013-14, Rosslyn Chapel recorded 144,823 visitors, the highest number since 2007-08, when (at the height of popular interest induced by The Da Vinci Code), the number of visitors was close to 159,000. The chapel became the subject of speculation regarding its supposed connection with the Knights Templar or Freemasonry beginning in the 1980s.

Skeleton Crew

Skeleton Crew is a collection of short fiction by American writer Stephen King, published by Putnam in June 1985. A limited edition of a thousand copies was published by Scream/Press in October 1985, illustrated by J. K. Potter, containing an additional short story, "The Revelations of 'Becka Paulson", which had originally appeared in Rolling Stone magazine (July 19 – August 2, 1984), and was later incorporated into King's 1987 novel The Tommyknockers. The original title of this book was Night Moves. The collection features 22 works, which includes nineteen short stories, a novella ("The Mist"), and two poems ("Paranoid: A Chant" and "For Owen").

The Shop (Stephen King)

The Shop
The Shop is a fictional, top secret United States government agency, with seemingly well-meaning, but actually evil, intentions and motivations in the writings of Stephen King. It is similar to the Syndicate in The X-Files. It plays a central role as the antagonist in the novel Firestarter, the miniseries Golden Years, and the film The Lawnmower Man. It is also an element of the novel The Tommyknockers. In addition, an offhand reference hints that it may be at least partially responsible for the events of the novella The Mist.

The Asti Spumante Code

* The Da Vinci Code – The novel by Dan Brown * The Da Vinci Treasure – A 2006 film by The Asylum * The Va Dinci Cod – Another parody of The Da Vinci Code * The Asti Spumante Code at Fantastic Fiction * The Da Vinci Code – The novel by Dan Brown * The Da Vinci Treasure – A 2006 film by The Asylum * The Va Dinci Cod – Another parody of The Da Vinci Code

The Rozabal Line

The Hindu, one of India's National dailies, says that "The book deals in greater depth with the issue of Christ’s union with Mary Magdalene touched upon by The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown as well as incorporating postulates of several other books, including Jesus Lived in India: Life Before and After the Crucifixion by Holger Kersten and Jesus Died In Kashmir: Jesus, Moses and The Ten Lost Tribes Of Israel by Andreas Kaiser". After the novel was published, due to attention drawn to the site by others as well as the story told in the book, there was a large upsurge of visitors to the Rozabal shrine in Srinagar. The book has sold well enough to have gone into repeat printing runs.

Stephen King bibliography

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* Stephen King short fiction bibliography * Unpublished and uncollected works by Stephen King * Stephen King bibliography timeline on Histropedia * Stephen King short fiction bibliography * Unpublished and uncollected works by Stephen King