Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson, 20th Anniversary Edition

Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson, 20th Anniversary Edition

by Mitch Albom (Author)

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A special 20th anniversary edition of the beloved book that changed millions of lives—with a new afterword by the authorMaybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it.For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years ago.Maybe, like Mitch, you lost track of this mentor as you made your way, and the insights faded, and the world seemed colder. Wouldn't you like to see that person again, ask the bigger questions that still haunt you, receive wisdom for your busy life today the way you once did when you were younger?Mitch Albom had that second chance. He rediscovered Morrie in the last months of the older man's life. Knowing he was dying, Morrie visited with Mitch in his study every Tuesday, just as they used to back in college. Their rekindled relationship turned into one final “class”: lessons in how to live.Tuesdays with Morrie is a magical chronicle of their time together, through which Mitch shares Morrie's lasting gift with the world.

Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson, 20th Anniversary Edition by Mitch Albom is a powerful and moving story about the relationship between a young man and his dying mentor. The book is based on the real-life experiences of Albom, who visited his former college professor, Morrie Schwartz, every Tuesday for 14 weeks leading up to Schwartz's death from ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).

Through their weekly meetings, Morrie imparts life lessons to Mitch on topics such as love, loss, forgiveness, and the meaning of life. Morrie's wisdom and courage in the face of his terminal illness inspire Mitch to reevaluate his own life and to make changes for the better. The book has been praised for its honesty, its emotional depth, and its ability to touch the hearts of readers from all walks of life.

Tuesdays with Morrie has been translated into more than 40 languages and has sold millions of copies worldwide. It has been adapted into a television movie, a stage play, and an opera. The book has also been the subject of numerous academic studies and has been used as a teaching tool in schools and universities around the world.

If you are looking for a book that will inspire you to live a more meaningful life, Tuesdays with Morrie is a must-read. This timeless classic will stay with you long after you finish reading it.

Here are some of the key themes explored in Tuesdays with Morrie:

  • The Importance of Relationships: Morrie's relationship with Mitch is at the heart of the book. Their weekly meetings show how important it is to have strong relationships with loved ones, especially in times of difficulty.
  • The Power of Love: Morrie teaches Mitch that love is the most important thing in life. He shows Mitch how to love unconditionally and how to let go of grudges.
  • The Meaning of Life: Morrie helps Mitch to understand that the meaning of life is not about achieving success or acquiring wealth. Instead, it is about living a life filled with love, compassion, and kindness.
  • The Importance of Facing Death: Morrie's illness forces him to confront his own mortality. He teaches Mitch that death is not something to be feared, but rather a natural part of life.

Tuesdays with Morrie is a book that will change your life. It is a powerful reminder of the importance of living each day to the fullest and of cherishing the people we love.


192 pages