'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 - 4:35 am | View Link
'Encyclopedia Brown' author Donald Sobol Originally published: July 16, 2012 9:23 PM Updated: July 16, 2012 9:25 PM By LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ. The Associated Press MIAMI -- Donald J. Sobol, author of the popular "Encyclopedia Brown" series of children's mysteries, has died. He was 87. Sobol died in ... 07/16/2012 - 6:23 pm | View Link
Encyclopedia Brown Author Donald Sobol Gone At 87 Encyclopedia Brown is one of children’s literatures most enduring characters and a great stepping-stone for mystery readers who built their first bridge with Nate the Great. Over the years, Donald J. Sobol’s stories have resonated with young readers in ... 07/16/2012 - 6:22 pm | View Link
Donald J. Sobol, author of 'Encyclopedia Brown,' dies at 87 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 - 1:54 pm | 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 - 12:51 pm | View Link
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 ... 10/17/2014 - 1:01 pm | View Website
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Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective by Donald J. Sobol ... Fifth-grader Encyclopedia Brown solves ten mysteries and, by putting the solutions at the back of the book, challenges readers to do the same. 10/17/2014 - 6:34 am | View Website
Encyclopedia Brown Cracks the Case by Donald J. Sobol ... About This Book. For the first time in twenty-five years, Encyclopedia Brown is back with ten new cases! Leroy Brown, aka Encyclopedia Brown, is Idaville's ten-year ... 10/17/2014 - 5:30 am | View Website
Encyclopedia Brown Get' em While They're Young: Kiddie Pulp. Encyclopedia Brown Created by Donald J. Sobol (1924-2012) Probably the most famous child detective of them all, ranking ... 10/16/2014 - 5:27 pm | View Website
19 SUNDAY | 5 P. M. Richard Blanco, the poet for President Obama’s second inauguration, will discuss his memoir “The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood,” at Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-364-1919. Read full article >>
Azar Nafisi is an enthusiast. In the epilogue to her book, “The Republic of Imagination,” she states that she began her analysis (but, really, celebration) of American literature intending to write about 24 books. She ended up choosing three: “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” “Babbitt” and “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter.” In these works by Mark Twain, Sinclair Lewis and Carson McCullers, she finds the essence of the American experience, filtered through narratives not about exceptionalism or fabulous success, but alienation, solitude and landscape.
On an April day in 1859, the editor of the modest Central Illinois Gazette was busily setting type in his West Urbana office when the paper’s owner summoned him to meet a guest. “Old Abe is here and he wants to see you!” With his sleeves rolled up and some ink smudges on his hand, William Osborn Stoddard reluctantly put down his stick of type for a chat with Abraham Lincoln.
At the start of “Gray Mountain,” John Grisham’s angry and important new novel, Samantha Kofer — age 29, Washington native, graduate of Georgetown and Columbia Law — is a third-year associate at a huge New York law firm. She works 100 hours a week, doing boring chores that she hates, but she’s earning $180,000 a year and expects to be a $2 million-a-year partner by age 35.