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Top 5 Jon Stewart Author Interviews on The Daily Show

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Jon Stewart’s exit from The Daily Show this week isn’t just a loss for television viewers, but for book lovers as well. We challenge all talk show hosts left in his wake to do what he has done for books: not just to promote them, but to celebrate them and their authors as a vital part of our culture. Authors of best-selling and notable books have been a staple of the late-night talk show for as long as the format has existed. From Johnny Carson to Dick Cavett to Tom Snyder to David Letterman to Seth Meyers, talk-show hosts have welcomed authors, injecting a little intellectual discussion between interviews with vapid celebrities hawking their latest blockbuster film. It was Jon…

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