MITCH ALBOM is an internationally renowned author, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, radio and TV broadcaster and philanthropist. His 13 books have collectively sold more than 35 million copies worldwide and have been published in 49 territories, in 45 languages, and have been made into Emmy Award-winning and critically-acclaimed TV movies. A longtime panelist on ESPN's "The Sports Reporters," Albom has also penned films, plays, and a musical. For more than a decade, he was named top sports columnist in the nation by the Sports Editors of America, the highest honor in his field. In 2006, he founded S.A.Y. Detroit, an umbrella organization that now operates nine charities dedicated to improving lives of the neediest Detroiters. He also runs an orphanage in Port Au Prince, Haiti, the Have Faith Haiti Mission. He lives with his wife, Janine, in Michigan.
Praise for Tuesdays with Morrie, the timeless classic, by the author of The First Phone Call from Heaven "Mitch Albom's book is a gift to mankind." --Philadelphia Inquirer "A wonderful book, a story of the heart told by a writer with soul." --Los Angeles Times "An extraordinary contribution to the literature of death." --Boston Globe "One of those books that kind of sneaked up and grabbed people's hearts over time." --Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "An elegantly simple story about a writer getting a second chance to discover life through the death of a friend." --Tampa Tribune "As sweet and nourishing as fresh summer corn . . . the book begs to be read aloud." --USA Today