It’s been 20 years since the final episode of Seinfeld aired, yet many of us still randomly quote the show about nothing. If reruns will no longer curb your cravings for the show’s sidesplitting observations about life, here are a few books that are sure to do the trick!
Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
In this New York Times bestseller about the creators of Seinfeld, author Jennifer Keishin Armstrong shares insight and trivia about how some of the most famous episodes came to be. Fans of the show will love the nostalgic walk through the writer’s room as they revisit some of the best and most outrageous moments in this TV phenomenon’s history.
Seinlanguage by Jerry Seinfeld
In his #1 New York Times bestselling book, co-creator of the critically acclaimed Seinfeld, Jerry Seinfeld, shares childhood memories, views on relationships, family, career and beyond in the same humor for which he is best known and loved. Fans of his distinct observations about life will delight in this encore to the celebrated show.
Pretty, Pretty, Pretty Good: Larry David and the Making of Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm by Josh Levine
Titled after Larry David’s famous catchphrase, Pretty, Pretty, Pretty Good walks readers through David’s start as a comedian, pitching a show about nothing to NBC alongside Jerry Seinfeld, and creating and starring in the politically-incorrect hit show for HBO, Curb Your Enthusiasm. Exploring his relationships on and off the screen, fans will gain a new understanding of the man behind the magic.
Chuckerman Makes a Movie by Francie Arenson Dickman
Thirty-five-year-old David Melman is a disappointment – to himself, and surely to his deceased Jewish grandmother. He’s dating 20-something Hollywood starlets, his career is in a rut, and his niece and nephew have just informed him that he has hit rock bottom. So when his sister encourages him to take up film-writing, he jumps at the chance… a chance for a new start in life.
Hitchhiking with Larry David: An Accidental Tourist’s Summer of Self-Discovery in Martha’s Vineyard by Paul Samuel Dolman
When heartbroken author Paul Samuel Dolman found himself aimlessly hitchhiking in Martha’s Vineyard looking for not just a ride, but answers about his broken relationship, he never expected fate to intervene. But then Larry David pulled up and offered him a ride. The creator of Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm offered Paul companionship and direction in an unexpected adventure of a lifetime.
Seinfeld and Philosophy: A Book about Everything and Nothing by William Irwin
Philosophers and the not-so-philosophical alike will enjoy this clever read that examines Seinfeld characters through a philosophical lens, moral issues raised by the show, and ethical problems of everyday life – all while using Seinfeld as a base.
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