Books Mitch Albom Books by Mitch Albom Mitch Albom has written books about: Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Fiction History & Society Faith & Spirituality Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Mitch Albom Nishant Choksi Best Music Of 2012 Staff Picks: Our Favorite Music Books Of 2012 December 22, 2012 On subjects familiar (Beethoven's Fifth) and obscure (notoriously tight-lipped cult artists), our favorite writing about music dove deep and showed us new ways to love the sounds in our lives. Music Interviews The Key To Zen For Tony Bennett: 'Life Is A Gift' November 20, 2012 At 86, the legendary singer says he's at the top of his game and more passionate than ever about his art. In his memoir, Life Is a Gift: The Zen of Bennett, he reflects on more than six decades in the recording industry and a lifetime surrounded by family and friends. The Key To Zen For Tony Bennett: 'Life Is A Gift' Listen · 30:18 30:18 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/165580105/165574935" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Opinion New In Paperback Finer Points: Raising Kids, Getting Laughs, Finding Faith March 23, 2011 Jennifer Egan paints an inventive portrait of a record executive and his employee, while Anna Quindlen plumbs the life of a suburban mother. Mitch Albom tells the story of two clergymen, Carol Burnett remembers her TV variety show, and Marion Meade looks at the wacky life of writer Nathanael West.