Live From New York...It's Saturday Night!
submitted BookMan by November 2008
Tina Fey's hilarious Sarah Palin impersonation recently had me remembering past glory days of SNL. Here's a list of books about the history of Saturday Night Live and some of the many comic actors who've been a part of it over the years.
Live From New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live
by Tom Shales
Saturday Night Live: The First Twenty Years
by Michael Cader
Saturday Night: A Backstage History of Saturday Night Live
by Doug Hill
Gasping for Airtime: Two Years in the Trenches of Saturday Night Live
by Jay Mohr
I'm Chevy Chase...and You're Not!
by Rena Fruchter
Wired: The Short Life and Fast Times of John Belushi
by Bob Woodward
It's Always Something
by Gilda Radner
Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life
by Steve Martin
The Chris Farley Show: A Biography in Three Acts
by Tom Farley
Why Not Me?
by Al Franken
God Said "Ha!"
by Julia Sweeney
by Billy Crystal
Lost in the Funhouse: The Life and Mind of Andy Kaufman
by Bill Zehme