The world lost a bright light this week when author Amy Krouse Rosenthal passed away at the age of 51. Her recent Modern Love essay in The New York Times, “You May Want to Marry My Husband,” touched readers all over the world with its poignant and heartbreaking honesty. Read more
We were all deeply saddened by the tragic loss of actor Edward Herrmann on December 31, 2014. An award-winning audiobook narrator often recognized for his portrayal of Franklin D. Roosevelt and his beloved role on the popular show Gilmore Girls, Herrmann was also an Emmy- and Tony-winning actor whose phenomenal voice lent itself to many recordings Read more
We are deeply saddened that Walter Dean Myers, beloved and award-winning children’s book author passed away on July 1, 2014, following a brief illness.
The impact Walter Dean Myers has left on the numerous listeners and readers of his many impressive works is one that will continue to grow for years to come. He offered young people a chance to see themselves in his stories and to get to know him as he shared his passion for history, biography, and literature. Read more