Stephen Colbert Releasing Book Based on 'Late Show's' "Midnight Confessions" Segment

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The CBS late-night host previously wrote two books as host of Comedy Central's 'Colbert Report': 'I Am America (And So Can You!)' and 'America Again.'

Stephen Colbert wants you to curl up with a good book — by Stephen Colbert.

The "Midnight Confessions" segment from CBS' The Late Show with Stephen Colbert is the basis for an upcoming print and audio release, Simon & Schuster announced Friday.

Midnight Confessions the book is scheduled for Sept. 5. According to the publisher, Midnight Confessions will include Colbert's favorite pleas for forgiveness, along with submissions from audience members. Colbert said in a statement that he wishes the "confessions were made up."

Colbert's previous books include America Again and I Am America (And So Can You!).