Mitch Albom is a bestselling author, screenwriter, playwright, and nationally syndicated columnist. The author of six consecutive number one New York Times bestsellers - including Tuesdays with Morrie, the bestselling memoir of all time - his books have collectively sold more than 35 million copies in forty-two languages. He has founded eight charities in Detroit and operates an orphanage in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. He lives with his wife, Janine, in Michigan.
Albom has done it again... Five People is a powerful book, powerful enough to make one's inner snob feel a little uncomfortable...Albom has touched the lives of a lot of people he never even knew. If there is a heaven, he can expect to have around 5.7 million people waiting for him there - Time on The Five People You Meet in HeavenSimple, unaffected and written with great feeling - Publishing News on The Five People You Meet in HeavenSimply told, sentimental and profoundly true, this is a contemporary American fable that will be cherished by a vast readership . . . like Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, it reminds us of what really matters here of earth, of what our lives are given to us for - Publishers Weekly on The Five People You Meet in HeavenMitch Albom lifts us to a new level ... You'll find here echoes of the classics - The Odyssey for one - and that puts Albom's book in the best of company - Frank McCourt on The Five People You Meet in Heaven