Hello again Robert Langdon (Tom Hank grins in my head)! I've been pining for this ever since I got wind of it online. I ordered the book via MPH online (at a 30% pre-order discount) and it arrived just before the long Raya weekend.
My precious long awaited first edition hardcover of The Lost Symbol:
Here's a sneak preview of the first paragraph of the first page ...
I can't wait to dive into Langdon's world of historical mystery and mortal danger, and yes, I'm also prepared for the token corny lines. But Dan Brown is a great storyteller all the same. Looks like farming is gonna take a backseat for awhile.
This is now available at all major bookstores; 20% off at MPH if I remember correctly.
Meanwhile I'm deep into Audrey Niffenegger's Time Traveler's Wife ... quarter more to go.