Jon Stewart asks the author of a new book on Ayn Rand whether members of the right, who often tout her, have noticed that she was an atheist and an intellectual.

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Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right
Jennifer Burns
Retail Price: $27.95
Hardcover: 384 pages
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA – (2009-10-19)
ISBN / EAN: 0195324870 / 9780195324877

The book rose to #232 on Amazon sales rankings after the show aired.

However, it didn’t rise as high as two books by the Daily Show staff, that Stewart pitched at the end of the show:

#179 (from #3,520)

I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to be Your Class President
Josh Lieb
Retail Price: $15.99
Hardcover: 304 pages
Publisher: Razorbill – (2009-10-13)
ISBN / EAN: 1595142401 / 9781595142405

Penguin Audio: 9780143145066; $29.95

Audio downloadable from OverDrive


#181 (from #291)

What to Expect When You’re Expected: A Fetus’s Guide to the First Three Trimesters
David Javerbaum
Retail Price: $15.00
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau – (2009-10-13)
ISBN / EAN: 0385526474 / 9780385526470

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