Tony Bennett has sold millions of albums, earned multiple platinum and gold records, and won two Emmy Awards as well as nineteen Grammys, including the Recording Academy's prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. He was also named a Kennedy Center honoree.
"Writing in the same style as he sings... Bennett shares countless tales about showbiz, his famous friends, his family, and his artistic career... he remains Zen-like in his delivery... Bennett's tips for happiness, success, and longevity are like music to the ears." -- Publishers Weekly"Bennett offers inspiring observations from a joyful life fully lived ... [in] this generous, upbeat memoir." -- Booklist (starred review)"In many ways, Bennett's story reads like a classic American novel...Like the Zen principles he advocates, Bennett writes in simple, plain prose....revealing stories that define his path and unique perspective... readers can almost hear his distinctive cadence as he waxes nostalgic...celebrity and career anecdotes will likely appeal to fans." -- Lisa Ko, author of The Leavers"Bennett's career has had a peerless longevity and has likely provided him with wisdom and anecdotes for two or three books of this nature...there is...a great deal of wisdom in the [Zen] suggestions at the close of each chapter when they stem directly from Bennett's own richly lived life." -- Kirkus Reviews"A gentle read--maybe the equivalent of easy listening--filled with vignettes from the great crooner's life and lots of stories on his showbiz pals--Sinatra, Judy Garland, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, and, more recently, Amy Winehouse and Lady Gaga." -- New York Post