Dan Brown talks about his new book, and offers a tour of his house

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Dan Brown talks about his new book, and offers a tour of his house

Oct 01 2017

Dan Brown takes Sarah Lyall on a tour of his house and talks about his eighth book (and fifth starring Robert Langdon), Origin, publishing Oct 3; and in particular why he includes chunks of expository information into the narrative of all his books. In the case of Origin these include the wide-ranging talents of Winston Churchill, the elusive appeal of abstract art, the exciting peculiarities of Gaudi's Sagrada Familia cathedral and the latest insane developments in the world of artificial intelligence.

Speaking of his novels in general Brown says, "I feel like if I'm going to take time reading, I better be learning...This is the kind of fiction I would read if I read fiction."

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