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Jon Stewart Sends One Book's Sales Surging On Amazon

The Reason I Jump is now the number-two best seller on Amazon.com. Jon Stewart interviewed some of the people behind it on his show last night.

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The Daily Show's Jon Stewart spent a lot of time talking about the book The Reason I Jump, a memoir by an autistic boy, on air last night, calling it "one of the most remarkable books" he's ever read.

Naturally, that brought the title a whole lot of visibility and, with that, a big bump to its sales on Amazon.

The book today is now the number-two best-selling title on Amazon right now, and is listed as number three on the site's "movers and shakers" section, which is updated hourly. Yesterday, the book was ranked 556 for sales.

You can see the interview below.

Matthew Lynley is a business reporter for BuzzFeed News in San Francisco. Lynley reports on Silicon Valley and the tech industry.

Contact Matthew Lynley at matthew.lynley@buzzfeed.com.

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