New Mitch Albom book, ‘Chika,’ coming in November
NEW YORK (AP) — The tragic, but inspiring story of a young Haitian orphan led Mitch Albom to write his first nonfiction book in over a decade.
Best-selling author Albom returns to heaven for first sequel
DETROIT (AP) — Mitch Albom's books are about faith and salvation, forgiveness and second chances.
What they most certainly are not about, according to the author, is a certain five-letter word.
"I really don't think my books are about death," Albom told The Associated Press. "And I don't think they're depressing. I think they're the opposite."
Best-selling author Mitch Albom pens 1st sequel
Mitch Albom plans sequel to ‘Five People You Meet in Heaven’
NEW YORK (AP) — Mitch Albom is giving heaven a sequel.
Publisher Harper tells The Associated Press that Albom's "The Next Person You Meet in Heaven" is coming out Oct. 16. The novel is a follow-up to Albom's best-selling "The Five People You Meet in Heaven," which came out in 2003.
Comedian Nick Kupsey had a very specific Delaware County Wawa in mind when he wrote his e-book, The Five People You Meet in Wawa, but he’s not telling which one because the characters are based on real people and he’d like to be able to go back to the store someday.
It was more than two decades ago when Mitch Albom, a Detroit Free Press sports writer, heard through the grapevine that an old friend was not doing well.
Although Albom hadn’t seen Morrie Schwartz in 16 years, the writer made it a point to visit his former mentor, a Brandeis University sociology professor, in Massachusetts.
Answer Man: ‘Tuesdays with Morrie’ canceled in Rochester
Hi … who but you would know? Why was the "Tuesdays with Morrie" production at Mayo Civic Center canceled? I got email notification that I needed to come to the Civic Center ticket office to pick up a refund on the canceled production. I asked at the ticket office and was told, "We have no idea. The promoter called and told us to stop selling tickets." Really?
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for a production of the play "Tuesdays with Morrie," featuring Jamie Farr, Sept. 21-23 at Mayo Civic Center 's Presentation Hall.
Farr is best known as Klinger on the hit television series "M*A*S*H." The play is based on Mitch Albom's best-selling book about his weekly meetings with Morrie Schwartz, his former college professor, who is dying of Lou Gehrig's Disease.
Mitch Albom’s charity getting 10-year, $5M grant from Masons
DETROIT (AP) — Best-selling author Mitch Albom's S.A.Y. Detroit charity is getting a 10-year, $5 million grant from the Masons to help provide literacy and tutoring support to thousands of youth and their families.
The funding for work centered on Detroit's Lipke Park area is from the Michigan Masonic Charitable Foundation and was announced this week.
Albom is a Detroit Free Press columnist. He says in a statement: "The Masons are making a tremendous commitment to the future of Detroit's kids."
The branch of the Washington Area Teachers Federal Credit Union on Park Avenue in North Franklin Township typically sees customers looking for a home loan or planning on taking out a certificate of deposit.But on a recent morning, a visitor could find more there than just forms to reorder checks or applications to open an account. In a Little Free Library affixed to the wall next to the branch's front door, there were copies of "The Martian," the Andy Weir novel that served as...