What's So Funny About "The Da Vinci Code"?
an Brown's "The Da Vinci Code" is a monumental worldwide phenomenon that has been called the most important book in decades. With more than 60.5 million copies in print, it has been a fixture on bestseller lists virtually non-stop since it was released by Doubleday in 2003. Along with its success, the book has generated more than its fair share of criticism and controversy. Some of these critics are tying themselves in knots fretting about every little detail of the book.
Dr. Judith P. Shoaf of the University of Florida decided to take on "The Da Vinci Code" another way. With tongue firmly in cheek, Shoaf has written "The Da Vinci Barcode," a clever and refreshing parody of Dan Brown's popular book. She decided to have some fun with Dan Brown's sometimes confusing work.