Encyclopedia Brown Author Donald J. Sobol Has Died - GalleyCat: Encyclopedia Brown author Donald J. Sobol has passed away. He was 87 years old.
This GalleyCat editor will never forget the hours and hours he spent devouring this Edgar Award-winning mystery series. In addition to these books, Sobol also wrote the Two Minute Mystery series from 1959 until 1968. He launched Encyclopedia Brown in 1963, and the books are still available today from Penguin.