Richard Bolles, author of "What Color is Your Parachute?" is seen with the latest edition of his book on April 27, 2006, at his home in Danville, Calif. Since the book was first released in 1970, it has sold 9 million copies, according to publisher Ten Speed Press. It's considered one of the top career guides books for job seekers.
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Carol Christen, left, author of the book "What Color is Your Parachute? For Teens," is seen on April 23, 2006, in Atascadero, Calif.
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Author Laura Esquivel, pictured in Doral, Fla. on Feb. 21, 2006, is hot on the topic of cycles. She describes the cycles of passion, liberation, and love in her new novel, "La Malinche," about the slave who became the voice of the Spanish conquest.
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Author Sebastian Junger is photographed in New York on March 31, 2006. Junger's new book is titled "A Death in Belmont." It's a controversial re-examination of the 1963 murder of a Belmont housewife.
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Book illustrator Thacher Hurd poses in front of an illustration from his book "Art Dog," Friday, April 21, 2006, at the Rhode Island School of Design's museum in Providence, R.I.. The museum kicked off a 12-week exhibition featuring the artwork of three famed children's book illustrators; Thacher and his parents, Clement and Edith Hurd.
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First lady Laura Bush, center, talks with rare book dealer George Ramsden, right, of Yorkshire, England, and Christopher Samuel Tugendhat, Chancellor of Bath University in England, in the recently restored and restocked library in the home of author Edith Wharton at the Mount in Lenox, Mass., Monday, April 24, 2006.
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Actor Christopher Lloyd poses for a portrait in this undated image from the book "In Character: Actors Acting" by photographer Howard Schatz. The book contains photos of 100 stars of stage and screen shown in closeup as they morph into various roles.
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Author Jane Jacobs, 83, is shown in her Toronto home on March 8, 2000. Jacobs, an author and community activist of singular influence whose classic, "The Death and Life of Great American Cities," transformed ideas about urban planning, died Tuesday, April 25, 2006, her publisher said. Jacobs, a longtime resident of Toronto, was 89.
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Actress Jenny McCarthy signs a copy of her new book, "Life Laughs," during a signing at Borders Books & Music in New York's Columbus Circle on April 26, 2006.
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'Powerful Mate Syndrome'
Angela Wilder, ex-wife of former Los Angeles Lakers' player James Worthy, poses in her Pacific Palisades, Calif., home on March 23, 2006, with her book, "Powerful Mate Syndrome."
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Terry Jones signs his new book, "Barbarians," as part of Pace University's Centennial Celebration in New York on April 27, 2006.
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Czech super model and tsunami survivor Petra Nemcova signs her newly published book "Love Always, Petra," which she wrote about her personal experiences in the 2004 South Asian tsunami, in Prague, Czech Republic, on April 25, 2006.
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Author and marathon runner Elise Allen smiles during a book signing in Honolulu for her book "The Traveling Marathoner" on April 12, 2006.
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L.A. Festival of the Book
Actor and author John Lithgow reads during at the 10th Annual L.A. Times Festival of Books at UCLA on April 30, 2006. Lithgow has written several books for children.
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N.C. Festival of the Book
Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Doug Marlette, left, listens to singer/songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter on April 30, 2006, at the North Carolina Festival of the Book in Durham, N.C. Marlette's editorial cartoons and his comic strip, Kudzu, are syndicated in newspapers worldwide.
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Author Tom Wolfe, shown in 2005, who wrote about lacrosse culture in his book "I Am Charlotte Simmons," reiterated that the book is not set in Durham, N.C., home of the embattled Duke University team. Wolfe, who spoke April 29, 2006, at Duke at the N.C. Festival of the Book on the subject of "What's Southern Today," was asked to comment on the lacrosse case at the university.
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'Deep Throat's Memoirs
W. Mark Felt appears in front of his Santa Rose, Calif., home on May 31, 2005. "A G-Man's Life: The FBI, 'Deep Throat' and the Struggle for Honor in Washington," a memoir released April 24, 2006, by the man known as "Deep Throat," combines unpublished writings with material from Felt's 1979 memoir and reveals his wife killed herself with his service revolver due to the strain from his legal troubles and FBI duties.
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In Mattie's Memory
Oprah Winfrey is shown during a book signing of "Just Peace: A Message of Hope," by Mattie J.T. Stepanek on April 30, 2006, in Santa Barbara, Calif. The child poet, whose inspirational verse made him a best-selling writer and a prominent advocate for muscular dystrophy, died in June 2004 of a rare form of the disease. He was 13. His mother, who is in a wheelchair from adult onset of the disease, attended with Winfrey.
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George Ouzounian, also known as "Maddox" on the Internet, poses at his desk in his small apartment where he runs his Web site and wrote his book, "The Alphabet of Manliness," on April 20, 2006, in Salt Lake City. Maddox rallied his Internet readers to pre-order copies of the book, making it No. 1 on Amazon.com's list of top sellers in late March.
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'Sons of Providence'
Charles Rappleye, author of the book "Sons of Providence: The Brown Brothers, the Slave Trade, and the American Revolution," appears on the Brown University campus in Providence, R.I., on April 25, 2006. The book is due for release May 16, and comes as the Ivy League school is preparing a report on its ties to the slave trade.
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