For years, sports fans across the country have run to their morning newspapers to read Mitch Albom. Here, in his fourth superb collection, the nation's No. 1 sports columnist tackles everything from Tonya and Nancy to O.J., from the Lions foibles to the Red Wings' Stanley Cup final. In Live Albom IV, Albom --- also an ESPN analyst, WJR radio talk showhost, and author of the national best-sellers "Bo" and "Fab five" --- gives a full plate of his lyrical column style, which has been hailed by his peers as the best in the business. Touching, insightful, hard-hitting and often hilarious, Live Albom IV also features, in tis entirety, the award-winning Secret World Series, Albom's fictional account about the greatest Fall Classic never played. And, of course, there is a full helping of Albom's non-sports columns from the Comment section of the Detroit Free Press.
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About the Author
Tuesdays with Morrie, one of the bestselling memoirs of all time, recounts Mitch Albom's experiences meeting weekly with a former professor of his as his mentor was reaching the end of his life. Their conversations about life and death became the basis of his breakout book. His other books include the bestselling novel For One More Day and the book of inspiration, Have a Little Faith. Albom, who began his career as a sports writer, still works as a columnist and broadcaster.
Date of Birth:May 23, 1958
Place of Birth:Passaic, New Jersey
Education:B.A., Brandeis University, 1979; M.J., Columbia University, 1981; M.B.A., Columbia University, 1982