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 (791.457 SatYs)
Saturday Night Live: The First Twenty Years
by Michael Cader (791.457 SatYc)
Saturday Night: A Backstage History of Saturday Night Live
by Doug Hill (791.457 SatYh)
Gasping for Airtime: Two Years in the Trenches of Saturday Night Live
by Jay Mohr (eAudiobook only)
I’m Chevy Chase…and You’re Not!
by Rena Fruchter (791.432 ChaYf)
Wired: The Short Life and Fast Times of John Belushi
by Bob Woodward (no longer in libraries’ collection)
It’s Always Something
by Gilda Radner (eBook and eAudiobook only)
Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life
by Steve Martin (Biography Martin)
Why Not Me?
by Al Franken (no longer in libraries’ collection)
God Said “Ha!”
by Julia Sweeney (audiobook-on-cd and eAudiobook only)
by Billy Crystal (792.092 Cry)
Andy Kaufman Revealed! Best Friend Tells All
by Bob Zmuda (791.452 KauYz)