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Stephen Colbert Starts ‘cOlbert’s Book Club’ with ‘The Great Gatsby’

The Colbert Report host Stephen Colbert plans to launch “cOlbert’s Book Club.”

For the first installment of this humorous “rip off” of Oprah Winfrey‘s book club, Colbert plans to discuss The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jennifer Egan and filmmaker Baz Luhrmann will be his first guests on Thursday, May 9th. The video embedded above contains the full announcement–what do you think?

Luhrmann’s 3-D adaptation will hit the silver screen on May 10th.

In honor of the movie’s forthcoming release, the “Have Your (Cup)cake & Read It Too!” video series dedicated a recent episode to the novel. Follow this link to access the recipe for The Great Gatsby-themed cupcake.

(via Entertainment Weekly)

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