Larry Sloan: The ‘Mad Libs’ Publisher’s 5 Other Most Entertaining Books

The name Larry Sloan may not ring a bell, but surely you’re familiar with the wildly popular humor books that he published. His biggest success, the Mad Libs series – in which players complete sentences with random words and then read back the invariably silly result – has sold an estimated 110 million copies worldwide. Publishing actually was a second career for Sloan, who died on Oct. 14 at age 89 in Los Angeles. After serving in the U.S. Army …