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 ... 07/17/2012 - 3:58 am | View Link
Donald J. Sobol dies: Author wrote popular ‘Encyclopedia Brown’ series There was no case too small for Encyclopedia Brown, who earned his moniker for his superior intellect. From his office — a dinner table, actually — at 13 Rover Avenue in Idaville, Fla., Brown solved mysteries through his keen sense of observation and ... 07/16/2012 - 11:41 pm | View Link
R.I.P. Donald J. Sobol, Encyclopedia Brown Author, 1924-2012 Sobol was best known for his Encyclopedia Brown series ... No case too small.” At the end of each case, Sobol showed “Encyclopedia” Brown in the process of solving the case. But before the boy detective would give the answer, Sobol cleverly gave ... 07/16/2012 - 10:02 pm | 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 ... 07/16/2012 - 9:10 am | View Link
"Encyclopedia Brown" author Donald Sobol, 87, dies Sobol, the author of dozens of fiction and nonfiction books but was mostly celebrated for his engaging mystery books, died last week in South Miami, Florida, publisher Penguin said in a statement on Monday. He died of natural causes after a ... 07/16/2012 - 8:04 am | View Link
A Vietnam-generation storyline of World War II China is deconstructed, with due given to Chiang Kai-shek's army and the nation's suffering population for holding out against the Japanese over eight years and 14 million deaths.
"To get progressive legislation through a Congress dominated by old-guard conservatives, Roosevelt had to mobilize public sentiment," explained Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of "The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism." Goodwin speaks at 7 p.m. Friday at at Unity Temple on the Plaza.
You generally love this sort of post-modern gamesmanship, but this time you feel it's too late for that. You're still not satisfied. Yes, you have to say it, you were expecting more from Tim Finch's characters. You sense that this is simply not the great novel you were expecting, but you still feel confident that Finch is capable of writing one.