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Reader List: Live From New York It’s Saturday Night

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Live From New York…It’s Saturday Night!
submitted in November 2008 by BookMan

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)


The Chris Farley Show: A Biography in Three Acts (Biography Farley)
by Tom Farley


Why Not Me?
by Al Franken (no longer in libraries’ collection)


God Said “Ha!”
by Julia Sweeney (audiobook-on-cd and eAudiobook only)


700 Sundays
by Billy Crystal (792.092 Cry)


Andy Kaufman Revealed! Best Friend Tells All
by Bob Zmuda (791.452 KauYz)