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Mitch Albom

What's the Greatest Gift You Can Give? Time? Money?

Tavis Smiley | Posted 11.30.2015 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

Mitch Albom, author of six consecutive #1 New York Times bestsellers, including the highest-selling memoir of all time - Tuesdays with Morrie - is out with a poignant new novel, The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto,

Mitch Albom's New Book Is Beautiful Music to the Ears

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 11.03.2015 | Books
Rabbi Jason Miller

Ever since the huge literary success of "Tuesdays with Morrie," Mitch Albom has been trying to reach the same level of storytelling magic.

The 5 Teachers You Meet in Heaven: What It Really Takes to Save Our Schools

Yohuru Williams | Posted 07.15.2015 | Education
Yohuru Williams

Teachers, of course, can lead the way, not toward some false utopia embodied in the privatizing, anti-union, agenda of the testing moguls but in education's humanistic roots -- providing young people with multiple pathways to success.

Tips for Teaching a Death and Dying Class in Your Community

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

If you are searching for a way to improve end-of-life awareness and make a lasting impact on society you might consider teaching a class on death and ...

Making A Difference: The World of Giving - Authors, Books, Reading and Literacy

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 05.11.2015 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

What are you reading? What was the last book you read? These are two of my favorite questions to ask in order to jump start a conversation with an old friend or a new acquaintance.

What To Do When a Friend Betrays You

Kare Anderson | Posted 10.08.2014 | Impact
Kare Anderson

Last month two longtime friends broke trust. One offered to do something vital for me, didn't, and didn't tell me. Another shared very private information about me with a stranger. I don't know which felt worse. Remember one time when you felt betrayed?

Mitch Albom's Blind Spot on Marriage Equality

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Lev Raphael

Writing in response to the historic ruling last Friday that voided Michigan's homophobic ban on same-sex marriage, Mitch Albom recently asked in The Detroit Free Press if we were better off for the ruling. Of course he meant it rhetorically. He clearly thinks we're not, and he's wrong.

Mitch Albom Thinks Marriage Equality Undermines Marriage

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Lev Raphael

Yes, Mitch, we're better off. The state presented a pathetically juvenile and bigoted case and thanks to the judge's thoughtful and rigorous decision, anti-equality prejudice, bigotry and shoddy research were exposed.

Jerry Stahl With the Skinny on Fatty, Republican Sun Gods, and Happy Mutant Babies

David Henry Sterry | Posted 02.02.2014 | Books
David Henry Sterry

Jerry is one of those rare writers who goes between Hollywood screenplays and novels. He writes dark subversive stories and he somehow continues to get away with it.

The First Phone Call From Heaven

Shastri Purushotma | Posted 02.02.2014 | Religion
Shastri Purushotma

Sometimes, instead of being obsessed with one big spectacular miracle, we should pay attention to the many smaller miracles that are accumulating all around us.

Q&A with Author Mitch Albom

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 02.01.2014 | Books
Dora Levy Mossanen

Mitch Albom has succeeded in striking an important chord in all of us -- the intrinsic human desire to discover what lies beyond, the need to believe that the way we conduct our lives matters and that "the end is not the end," after all, but another beginning.

Bestselling Author's New Book Strays From Formula

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 11.12.2013 | Books

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. -- HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (AP) — Mitch Albom's best-selling memoir, "Tuesdays with Morrie," gave him the literary chops to try hi...

A Love Letter...

Dorothy Lucey | Posted 10.05.2013 | Impact
Dorothy Lucey

There is a bestseller called Tuesdays With Morrie. I had my Mondays with Lorie. Morrie had ALS. So did Lorie. In the book Mitch Albom spends time with his former professor Morrie each Tuesday. Each Monday I read to Lorie.

The Moment I Was Humbled To Share With My Mom

Wendy Boglioli | Posted 07.07.2013 | Fifty
Wendy Boglioli

As an Olympic swimmer, I learned young the value of mentors and coaches. Of all the individuals who have offered me their invaluable insight and guidance, my first mentor was my mother. She was not only my first coach but also my earliest advocate and supporter.

'Tuesdays With Morrie' Author Has More Books Coming

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 07.02.2013 | Detroit

NEW YORK — Mitch Albom, one of the country's most popular authors, has a new publisher and a new novel coming this fall. The author of the sent...

Author Mitch Albom On His New Book And Our Obsession With Time

Posted 09.13.2012 | Fifty

The older we get, the more we become aware of the passage of time. Best-selling author Mitch Albom joined "CBS This Morning" anchors for a touching ch...

Mitch Albom's 'The Time Keeper' Offers Wisdom For Days Of Awe

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 11.10.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

Time is kept on our wrists and computer screens, on our cell phones and on the walls of our home, but Mitch Albom teaches us that being a time keeper is not the way to live.

Tuesdays With Morrie Author Takes on Fifty Shades

Andrew Shaffer | Posted 08.25.2012 | Books
Andrew Shaffer

From Fifty Shades of Grey to Girls to the vibrator comedy Hysteria, female sexuality is taking over popular culture -- and Albom ain't having any of it.

Mitch Albom's Fifty Shades of Grey Column Leaves Us Unsatisfied

Ashley Woods | Posted 08.25.2012 | Detroit
Ashley Woods

Columnist Mitch Albom read Fifty Shades of Grey, and decided to write a column. In it, he laments the end of modesty in a world where programming like Cathouse and Girls play on television, but stresses that the problem is his alone.

Ashley Woods

Mitch Albom's '50 Shades Of Grey' Column Leaves Us Unsatisfied | Ashley Woods | Posted 06.25.2012 | Detroit

Detroit Free Press columnist Mitch Albom read the best-selling erotica-lite novel, "Fifty Shades Of Grey," and decided to write a column. Traversin...

Mitch Albom's New Book Coming This Summer

AP | Posted 05.17.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Mitch Albom's publisher says the best-selling author's latest book will be released this summer. Hyperion announced Wednesday that "The Ti...

I'm Sorry

Lisa Schultz | Posted 07.07.2012 | Impact
Lisa Schultz

There are many things I forget these days -- those that I remember are significant, usually because they touched me in some way, caused me to think, to question, and possibly to change.

Loren Berlin

101-Year-Old Woman Gets Her House Back, Thanks To This Author | Loren Berlin | Posted 03.15.2012 | Money

Last fall, Texana Hollis, 101, sat in her wheelchair in her front yard, sobbing as she watched workers drag her furniture and personal items out of he...

Have A Little Faith Retains the Production Quality

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 01.23.2012 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Have a Little Faith has an engrossing story, true emotional impact, and some of the best performances seen on TV this year.

'Have A Little Faith' Draws Stars To Royal Oak

Royal Oak Patch | Posted 11.21.2011 | Detroit

Best-selling author Mitch Albom brings star-studded cast to Royal Oak's Emagine to open his new movie....