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Books on the Daily Show

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report feature notable authors constantly. If you're looking for a list of all the books from all the guests on either of those programs (going back to 2006), the Daily Show Book List and Colbert Report Book List might be for you. Please note that these are Amazon affiliate marketing pages not associated with the shows in any way [via reddit]. Here are some selections from 2011:

Through my eyes by Tim Tebow with Nathan Whitaker

The savage city: race, murder, and a generation on the edge by T. J. English

Lost in Shangri-la: a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff

2030: the real story of what happens to America by Albert Brooks

SEAL Team Six: memoirs of an elite Navy SEAL sniper by Howard E. Wasdin & Stephen Templin

Area 51: an uncensored history of America's top secret military base by Annie Jacobsen

Punching out: one year in a closing auto plant by Paul Clemens

The death and life of the great American school system: how testing and choice are undermining education by Diane Ravitch

The longest war: the enduring conflict between America and al-Qaeda by Peter L. Bergen

Beyond boundaries: the new neuroscience of connecting brains with machines — and how it will change our lives by Miguel Nicolelis

India calling: an intimate portrait of a nation's remaking by Anand Giridharadas

Thank you notes by Jimmy Fallon with the writers of Late Night

Zombie spaceship wasteland: a book by Patton Oswalt

The speech: a historic filibuster on corporate greed and the decline of our middle class by Bernie Sanders

Triumph of the city: how our greatest invention makes us richer, smarter, greener, healthier, and happier by Edward Glaeser

Unfamiliar fishes by Sarah Vowell

The psychopath test: a journey through the madness industry by Jon Ronson

Known and unknown: a memoir by Donald Rumsfeld

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