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Birds, astronauts, airstream trailers, and Tony Bennett books make Philly Inquirer 2018 list

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Curtains to die for, the work of art our planet looks like from outer space, and actual works of art that make today's world seem maybe a tad old-fashioned - are just some of what is featured in this season's crop of gift books. Some are even practical, such as the one showing you how to garden like Monet, and the one in praise of life as enjoyed in an Airstream trailer. None are terribly expensive, and discounts can usually be found.

He had his first hit in 1951, when "Because of You" stayed at No. 1 on the Billboard charts for 10 weeks. At 92, he's still at it, giving concerts and cutting records. It really has been quite a career, as this book - nicely punctuated with Bennett's own sketches - amply demonstrates.

From Blast Books amazon.com, COURTESY OF STERLING PUBLISHING comes  "Tony Bennett: Onstage and in the Studio" by Tony Bennett with Dick Golden.

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