On the November 3rd episode of The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, blogger and political insider Meghan McCain was one of Jay’s guests. Her new book is her behind the scenes look at the 2008 Presidential campaign from her perspective on the stage and in the bus with her candidate father.
On the October 26th episode of The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, TV personality and chef Paula Deen appeared to make home made Halloween treats. Her most recent cookbook is an exploration of the local cooking of Savannah Georgia, where she spent much of her life and became a restauranteur.
On the October 11th episode of The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, one of the guests was actor and comedian Jay Mohr. Earlier this year he published a memoir of his time in show business including his early stand up comedy days, his time on Saturday Night Live through today.
On the September 22nd episode of The Tonight Show With Jay Leno the featured musical performer was rocker and founding drummer of Motley Crue, Tommy Lee. His book is a memoir of his life, from childhood through his rise to stardom and the pressures it put on his life, pressure that he responded to with differing levels of aplomb through his life.
This one is a bit of an edge case, but what the hey. Life is short. On the September 10th episode of The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, a guest was popular actor Hugh Laurie. There is an official guide to his TV show House that was published recently, is available electronically, and Laurie wrote the foreword to it.
On the September 8th episode of The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, frequent Tonight Show guest Chelsea Handler appeared. She is a comedian and a talk show host herself. Her newest book is a series of essays relating her history of practical jokes, sexual misadventures and public intoxication and/or nudity.
On the August 6th episode of The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Jay interviewed actress and writer Emma Thompson. Her most recent book is a combination of novelization of the new Nanny McPhee movie but also a behind the scenes look at the making of the film itself.
On August 4th, The Tonight Show With Jay Leno had as a guest celebrity chef and television personality Gordon Ramsay. His most recent book is a cookbook of recipes that are specifically the ones he makes at his own home, when he cooks for his family or entertains his friends. They are not necessarily the flashiest ones he cooks but his take on the well-loved classics and comfort foods.
On August 3rd, actress Betty White was one of the guests on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. She is long known as a beloved character in the sitcom world including shows like The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Golden Girls, up through her current show Hot in Cleveland. In fall 2010 she’ll be publishing a memoir of her six decades in show business.
On July 21st, comedian, talk show host and author Chelsea Handler was a guest on the Tonight Show. Her newest book is a series of essays relating practical jokes, sexual misadventures and public intoxication and/or nudity. In other words, it is a fitting follow-on to her previous books.
On June 22nd, rapper, actress and author Queen Latifah was a guest on the Tonight Show. Her new book is part memoir and part inspirational life advice for young women on how to take charge of their own lives.