Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom is an American author, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, radio and television broadcaster, and musician. He is best known for his inspirational books, including 'Tuesdays with Morrie' and 'The Five People You Meet in Heaven'.


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  1. 1. Tuesdays With Morrie

    The book is a poignant memoir that recounts the series of visits the author makes to his former sociology professor, who is dying from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Through weekly meetings every Tuesday, the professor imparts wisdom on various aspects of life such as love, work, community, family, aging, and death. These conversations, rich with emotional depth and life lessons, transform into a final "class" on the meaning of life, where the professor's insights and experiences serve not only as a guide for the author but also offer profound lessons for the readers about the importance of human connection, compassion, and living a life filled with purpose.

    The 3208th Greatest Book of All Time
  2. 2. The Five People You Meet In Heaven

    This novel explores the afterlife journey of Eddie, an elderly amusement park maintenance man who dies while trying to save a little girl from a falling ride. In heaven, Eddie encounters five individuals who significantly impacted his earthly life, some in ways he was not aware of. Through these encounters, he learns valuable lessons about the interconnectedness of human lives, the true value of his existence, and the unseen consequences of seemingly insignificant actions. Each person helps Eddie understand a different aspect of his life and death, ultimately leading him to a profound sense of peace and understanding about the mysteries of life.

    The 8521st Greatest Book of All Time