'Encyclopedia Brown' author Donald J. Sobol remembered Readers from babyboomers on up lost a dear friend last week with the passing of writer Donald J. Sobol, author of the Encyclopedia Brown children’s mystery series. Sobol’s series featured the title character, Leroy “Encyclopedia” Brown, who earned ... 07/17/2012 - 4:04 am | View Link
Donald Sobol, Encyclopedia Brown Author, Dead at 87 He gave the world a young hero whose superpower was simply his smarts. Donald J. Sobol, the famed children's author who penned the Encyclopedia Brown series of books, died on Wednesday in Miami. He was 87. His son, John Sobol, confirmed the sad news to the ... 07/17/2012 - 3:58 am | View Link
Encyclopedia Brown author Donald Sobol dies in Florida at 87 Smarter than the Hardy Boys and wittier than Nancy Drew, Encyclopedia Brown solved mysteries for nearly 50 years and never charged more than a quarter. Although born in 1963, Brown remains forever 10. His creator, Donald J. Sobol, arguably the most ... 07/16/2012 - 9:04 am | View Link
Donald J. Sobol Dead: 'Encyclopedia Brown' Author Dies At 87 MIAMI — Donald J. Sobol, author of the popular "Encyclopedia Brown" series of children's mysteries, has died. He was 87. Sobol died in Miami from natural causes July 11, with his wife Rose by his side, his son John Sobol told The Associated Press Monday. 07/16/2012 - 8:10 am | View Link
‘Encyclopedia Brown’ author Donald J. Sobol dies at 87 Donald J. Sobol, the author of the beloved “Encyclopedia Brown” series for children, died in Miami on Wednesday, July 11 at the age of 87, a spokesperson for his publishing house confirmed. Sobol wrote more than 80 books throughout his career and his ... 07/16/2012 - 7:29 am | View Link
Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective: Donald J. Sobol ... "Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective" is a wonderful book for kids from about six years to about 12 or so. Published in 1963, it has a sweet tone reminiscent of 1950's ... 07/24/2014 - 9:05 am | View Website
Encyclopedia Brown series by Donald J. Sobol Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective (Encyclopedia Brown, #1), Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Secret Pitch (Encyclopedia Brown, #2), Encyclopedia B... 07/24/2014 - 7:39 am | View Website
Encyclopedia Brown Keeps the Peace by Donald J. Sobol In his Encyclopedia Brown mysteries, Donald J. Sobol PERFECTED the procedural mystery for early readers and found a way to make creative problem solving fun for kids. 07/24/2014 - 5:52 am | View Website
Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective (Encyclopedia Brown, #1 ... So fun rereading this book from my childhood. In case you're not familiar with Encyclopedia Brown, here's what happens. He is a boy detective (10 years old) who gets ... 07/24/2014 - 5:38 am | View Website
Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective (Encyclopedia Brown ... Donald J. Sobol was the author of the highly acclaimed Encyclopedia Brown series and many other books. His awards include a special Edgar Award from the Mystery ... 07/24/2014 - 2:03 am | View Website
Time-tripping witch and scholar Diana Bishop returns in “The Book of Life,” the final installment of Deborah Harkness’s bestselling All Souls trilogy. When last encountered in “Shadow of Night,” Diana and her husband, aristo vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont, had just landed back in the 21st century after a sojourn in Elizabethan England.
By now, the story of British double-agent Harold “Kim” Philby may be the most familiar spy yarn ever, fodder for whole libraries of histories, personal memoirs and novels. But Ben Macintyre manages to retell it in a way that makes Philby’s destructive genius fresh and horridly fascinating — and, to me, at least, ultimately inexplicable.