When Author and Sports Columnist Mitch Albom was asked which of his books was most meaningful to him, he answered, “Tuesdays With Morrie, because it was so accidental…” Now in its 20th year, Tuesdays with Morrie ‘s message remains as profound as it is simple: Giving is living.
Written to pay for Mitch’s former professor Morrie Schwartz’s medical expenses, Tuesdays has become an international sensation. With over 14 million copies sold and translated into over 42 languages, it has transformed millions of lives all over the world. Commemorating its 20th anniversary, Albom has added a new and final chapter because, even decades later, one never stops learning about love, sacrifice, and meaning.
Mitch’s various speaking topics range from faith and philanthropy to talent, trust, and even sports. Sharing his personal stories along with some from the many lives he has effected, Mitch continues to remind us that human connections are what matter most, and life and happiness can begin at any time.
The author of several #1 New York Times’ bestsellers, Mitch is also known for his long-running column in the Detroit Free Press and as a panelist on ESPN’s The Sports Reporters. Influenced by the many lessons of Morrie Schwartz, Albom has founded 10 charities, including nine in the Detroit area and the Have Faith Haiti Mission in Port Au Prince, which he also directs.