#LOCBookfest22 Author Talk | ‘Tuesdays with Morrie’ 25th Anniversary with Mitch Albon

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Mitch Albom will discuss “Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life’s Greatest Lesson, 25th Anniversary Edition” at the 2022 National Book Festival.

About Mitch Albom 

Mitch Albom is the author of numerous fiction and nonfiction books, which have collectively sold more than 40 million copies in 47 languages worldwide. He has written award-winning TV films, stage plays, screenplays, a newspaper column, a musical and eight No. 1 New York Times bestsellers. Through his work at the Detroit Free Press, he was inducted into both the National Sports Media Association and Michigan Sports halls of fame. Albom also received the 2010 Red Smith Award for lifetime achievement. After bestselling memoir “Finding Chika” and “Human Touch,” the weekly serial published online to raise funds for pandemic relief, his latest work is a return to fiction with New York Times bestseller “The Stranger in the Lifeboat.” Albom founded and oversees SAY Detroit, a consortium of nine charitable operations in his hometown, including a nonprofit dessert shop and food product line to fund programs for Detroit’s most underserved citizens. He operates an orphanage in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, which he visits monthly. Albom lives with his wife, Janine, in Michigan. His bestselling memoir, “Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man and Life’s Greatest Lesson, 25th Anniversary Edition,” is featured at the 2022 National Book Festival. 

About the Library of Congress National Book Festival

The Library of Congress is the world’s largest library, offering access to the creative record of the United States — and extensive materials from around the world — both on-site and online. It is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office. The Library of Congress National Book Festival is a highly anticipated annual event, which draws the young, old and any age in between, appealing to a wide palette of tastes and preferences in genres ranging from adult fiction to fantasy, kid lit to political nonfiction. For the first time in three years, the 2022 Library of Congress National Book Festival returns to live audiences in a one-day, all-day festival on Saturday, Sept. 3, from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The festival will feature more than 120 authors, poets and writers under the theme of “Books Bring Us Together.” 
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