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Mitch Albom is the author of the international bestsellers Tuesdays With Morrie, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, and For One More Day, which collectively have sold more than 26 million copies worldwide. His books have been published in forty-one territories and in forty-two languages around the world, and have been made into Emmy Award-winning and critically acclaimed television movies. He is also the author of two New York Times bestselling sports books and four anthologies of his newspaper column for the Detroit Free Press. He also writes screenplays and stage plays. Albom serves on numerous charitable boards, and has founded three charities in the Detroit area. He lives with his wife, Janine, in Michigan.

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“Think of Mitch Albom as the Babe Ruth of popular literature, hitting the ball out of the park every time he’s at bat.” –Andrea Sachs, TIME

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“Mitch Albom is a fearless explorer of the wishful and magical, he is also a devout believer in the power of love. --James McBride, author of The Color of Water

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“Mitch Albom has never failed to delve into the depths of relationships, the sometimes dark and mysteriously gray areas of our interactions with people. He has pondered what we learn in our day-to-day intersections with those we love and those we hardly know, those anchors we’ve lost, those we’ve simply shaken hands with.” -Bookreporter.com

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“What I like in his books is that the characters are working-class heroes and everyday people” – Guillaume Musso, best-selling French author – Paris Match, December 2006

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“Mitch Albom sees the magical in the ordinary” -- Cecilia Ahern
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