Dr. Stephen R. Covey, renowned management/self-help author and co-founder of Franklin Covey, has passed away. Covey was most famous for his book The 7 Habits of Highly-Effective People and the many related works it spawned. Dr. Covey caused a stir in the e-book world in late 2009 when he granted one year e-book exclusivity on [...]
Donald J. Sobol
Donald J. Sobol, the creator of Encyclopedia Brown, the clever boy detective who made bookworms of many a reluctant young reader, died on Wednesday in South Miami. He was 87. The cause was gastric lymphoma, his son John said. Mr. Sobols books have been translated into 12 languages and have sold millions of copies worldwide, according to his publisher, Penguin Young Readers Group. He continued to write every day until a month or so before his death, his son said. The 28th book in the series, Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Soccer Scheme, is to be published
The literary world has lost three titans in the last week.