'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 J. Sobol dies at 87 MIAMI (AP) — Donald J. Sobol, author of the popular "Encyclopedia Brown" series of children's mysteries, has died. He was 87. Sobol's son said Monday his father died in Miami from natural causes July 11. Sobol's series featured amateur sleuth Leroy ... 07/17/2012 - 4:24 am | View Link
'Encyclopedia Brown' author Donald J. Sobol and '7 Habits' writer Stephen Covey both pass away Two famous writers have both passed away. Donald J. Sobol, author of the popular "Encyclopedia Brown" series of children's mysteries, has died. He was 87. Sobol's son said Monday his father died in Miami from natural causes July 11. Sobol's series featured ... 07/16/2012 - 10:28 am | View Link
'Encyclopedia Brown' author Donald J. Sobol dead at 87 Donald J. Sobol, the author responsible for the beloved series of "Encylopedia Brown" books, has passed away at 87. On Twitter, "Encyclopedia Brown" is trending worldwide, with many a tweet dedicated to Sobol's books and Leroy "Encyclopedia" Brown, the ... 07/16/2012 - 9:59 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 - 9:06 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 ... 09/3/2015 - 9:32 am | View Website
Donald J. Sobol | Kidsreads Donald J. Sobol was the author of the popular Encyclopedia Brown children's book series, featuring amateur sleuth Leroy "Encyclopedia" Brown. Sobol wrote the first ... 09/2/2015 - 9:51 pm | View Website
Amazon.com: Encyclopedia Brown Box Set (4 Books ... About the Author. 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 ... 09/2/2015 - 3:24 pm | View Website
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Encyclopedia Brown Encyclopedia Brown is a series of books featuring the adventures of boy detective Leroy Brown, nicknamed "Encyclopedia" for his intelligence and range of knowledge. 09/1/2015 - 11:53 pm | View Website
We know how love stories go. Boy meets girl and, whether it’s love at first sight or opposites attract, we know the ending. For every once upon a time, after all, there must be a happily ever after. The challenge for romance novelists is to make that happily ever after well-won — to imbue the story with adventure and conflict and just enough will-they-or-won’t-they to keep readers engaged.
Clive James is a phenomenon, our most dazzling showman of letters. As a young critic in England in the 1970s, James made his name by reviewing television dramas and sitcoms, then took up broadcasting. At his televisual peak, he wrote and narrated an eight-part BBC series — later a book — called “Fame in the 20th Century.” His witty account of his Australian childhood, “Unreliable Memoirs,” is by now a minor classic, reprinted scores of times.
When I turned 4, my father and my uncle, both teachers, began taking me brook-trout fishing in the stream behind our home in the Catskill Mountains. Brook-trout fishing was a nearly sacrosanct tradition in our family. So was reading. In particular, my dad and my uncle loved Hemingway’s early stories, Faulkner’s novels and Frost’s poems.