World English language release - Dan Brown's new novel, Origin, to be published by Doubleday on September 26, 2017

NEW YORK, NY, Sept. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Global publishing phenomenon Dan Brown, author of the #1 international blockbusters Inferno and The Da Vinci Code, has written his latest Robert Langdon thriller titled Origin.

Doubleday will release the novel in the U.S. and Canada on September 26, 2017 and it will also be available as an ebook and an audiobook from Penguin Random House Audio.  Origin will be published simultaneously in the U.K. by Transworld Publishers, a division of Penguin Random House.  Additionally, a U.S. Spanish language edition will be published by Vintage Espanol. The announcement was made today by Sonny Mehta, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.  Jason Kaufman, Vice President and Executive Editor at Doubleday, will edit the novel.

In keeping with his trademark style, Brown interweaves codes, science, religion, history, art and architecture into this new novel. Origin thrusts Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon into the dangerous intersection of humankind's two most enduring questions, and the earth-shaking discovery that will answer them.

There are more than 200 million copies of Dan Brown's books in print worldwide, and his novels have been translated into 56 languages.

Dan Brown is represented by Heide Lange at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates, Inc.

Dan Brown is the author of numerous #1 international bestsellers, including The Da Vinci Code, Inferno, The Lost Symbol, Angels & Demons, Deception Point and Digital Fortress

Visit him at www.danbrown.com and follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @AuthorDanBrown and on Facebook at Facebook.com/Dan Brown

Doubleday is an imprint of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, which is a division of Penguin Random House 

Penguin Random House, the world's largest trade book publisher, is dedicated to its mission of nourishing a universal passion for reading by connecting authors and their writing with readers everywhere. The company, which employs more than 10,000 people globally, was formed on July 1, 2013, by Bertelsmann and Pearson, who own 53 percent and 47 percent, respectively. With nearly 250 independent imprints and brands on five continents, Penguin Random House comprises adult and children's fiction and nonfiction print and digital English- and Spanish-language trade book publishing businesses in more than 20 countries worldwide. With over 15,000 new titles, and close to 800 million print, audio and eBooks sold annually, Penguin Random House's publishing lists include more than 60 Nobel Prize laureates and hundreds of the world's most widely read authors.

SOURCE Penguin Random House Canada Limited

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For further information: Suzanne Herz, Executive Vice President, Doubleday, 212-782-9786, sherz@penguinrandomhouse.com


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