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** FILE **Zane, a famous author of steamy sex novels set among the black professional class, holds "Afterburn," one of her two New York Times bestsellers, in this April 25, 2007 file photo at the Upper Marlboro, Md. offices of Strebor Books, a Simon & Schuster imprint that she runs. The Karibu Books chain, based in the Washington, D.C., area and one of the few remaining retailers to specialize in black books, is closing after 15 years. "I was shocked to hear the news," said Zane, the best-selling author who lives in suburban Maryland. Zane, known for such erotic novels as "Afterburn" and "Addicted," said that Karibu had stocked her books when no one else would and had been the first store where she appeared for a signing. (AP Photo/ Steve Ruark,File)

** FILE **Zane, a famous author of steamy sex novels set among the black professional class, holds "Afterburn," one of her two New York Times bestsellers, in this April 25, 2007 file photo at the Upper Marlboro, Md. offices of Strebor Books, a Simon & Schuster imprint that she runs. The Karibu Books chain, based in the Washington, D.C., area and one of the few remaining retailers to specialize in black books, is closing after 15 years. "I was shocked to hear the news," said Zane, the best-selling author who lives in suburban Maryland. Zane, known for such erotic novels as "Afterburn" and "Addicted," said that Karibu had stocked her books when no one else would and had been the first store where she appeared for a signing. (AP Photo/ Steve Ruark,File)

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