Rosie O'Donnell gestures as she speaks at the Sunday Book and Author Breakfast at BookExpo America on Sunday, June 3, 2007, in New York. O'Donnell said her long-delayed memoir on fame, titled "Celebrity Detox," will not be "vindictive" or "mean-spirited," but will offer a candid look at her very public life, including her brief, battling stint on "The View."
Author Ian McEwan pause while speaking at the Sunday Book and Author Breakfast at BookExpo America on Sunday, June 3, 2007, in New York.
Author Alice Sebold speaks at the Sunday Book and Author Breakfast at BookExpo America on Sunday, June 3, 2007, in New York.
Alan Greenspan gestures while speaking at the Book Expo America 2007 convention Friday, June 1, 2007, in New York.
Pakistani author Ayesha Siddiqa signs autographs on her book, "Military Inc. Inside Pakistan's Military Economy," after its launch in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Thursday, May 31, 2007. The prominent defense writer accused Pakistan's government of banning the launch of her new book on the army's interests in business, an issue which has been raising concern.
Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa read from a book to pre-schoolers at UCLA's Kreiger Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday, May 30, 2007.
Books of "Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye," memories of John F. Kennedy, are 90 cents during special sale at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston on Tuesday, May 29, 2007. The Library and Museum celebrated the 90th anniversary of the birth of John F. Kennedy, who born on May 29, 1917, in Brookline, Mass.
Actor Sacha Baron Cohen as the title character in "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan." "There is one and only Borat and we are honored to have him join our pantheon of international writers," Suzanne Herz, publisher of Flying Dolphin Press, an imprint of Random House, Inc.'s Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group, said in a statement Wednesday, May 23, 2007.
"Sopranos" actors John Ventimiglia, left, Dominic Chianese, center, and Steven R. Schirripa share a laugh while going through a copy of "The Sopranos: The Book" at the HBO Shop in New York on Wednesday, May 23, 2007. The book contains photos, interviews and trivia for the popular HBO mob series.
Al Gore holds his book, "The Assault on Reason," during a book signing event in Beverly Hills, Calif., May 22, 2007. Gore launched his national book tour with an event that seemed more like a campaign stop than a book signing. Attendees wore "Gore 2008" buttons and some held signs. The former vice president had a discussion on the book with actor-satirist Harry Shearer that preceded the book signing.
Nancy Reagan and supervisory archivist Mike Duggan, right, place some of former President Ronald Reagan's original diaries on display at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Monday, May 21, 2007, in Simi Valley, Calif. The two books comprise one of five total volumes that were hand written by President Reagan during his presidency.
Mary Pope Osborne, author of the best selling "Magic Tree House" series children's books, poses for a photograph with her Norfolk Terriers, Mr. Bezo, left, and Joey, right, at her home in Goshen, Conn., on Friday, May 18, 2007.
Lee Iacocca exits the 70th Luncheon of the Metro-Detroit Book and Author Society in Livonia, Mich., on Monday, May 21, 2007. In "Where Have All the Leaders Gone?" the former Chrysler chairman says he tells readers what to look for in a leader.
German writer and Nobel literature prize-winner Gunter Grass attends a press conference for his new book, "Peeling the Onion," on May 21, 2007, at Hotel Palace in Madrid.
Author Paul Loup Sulitzer arrives for the screening of the film "My Blueberry Nights" at the 60th International film festival in Cannes, southern France, on Wednesday, May 16, 2007.
Czech President Vaclav Klaus signs an autograph as he presents his newly published book "Blue, Not Green Planet" at a restaurant in Prague, Czech Republic, on Wednesday, May 16, 2007.
Author Joan Didion listens to one of the speakers during Barnard College's 115th commencement ceremony Tuesday, May 15, 2007, in New York. Didion, whose late daughter Quintana Roo Dunne Michael graduated from Barnard in 1989, was awarded the Barnard Medal of Distinction. A play based on her memoir, "A Year Of Magical Thinking" is currently on Broadway.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and oral historian Studs Terkel gestures during an interview at his home May 15, 2007, a day before his 95th birthday, in Chicago. Terkel became famous for allowing ordinary people to tell their own stories about how they got through the Great Depression, World War II and even their own work day and what they thought about everything from race to dying.
Actress Jada Pinkett Smith holds a new child safety book, co-developed by Duracell and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, at the Preschool of America in New York on May 2, 2007. "The Great Tomato Adventure" is part of the Power of Parents program, which dispels outdated child safety messaging by introducing new, free online resources for families.
Game show producer Chuck Barris signs copies of his book, "The Big Question," at Book Soup on May 14, 2007, in Los Angeles, Calif.