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

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

byMitch Albom

Kobo ebook | June 29, 2007

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A special 20th anniversary edition of the beloved international bestseller that changed millions of lives

Maybe 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 reconnected with 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.

Mitch Albom was born on May 23, 1958 in Passaic, New Jersey. He graduated from Brandeis University in 1979 with a degree in sociology and earned his Master's degrees in journalism and business administration from Columbia University in New York City. Albom is a best-selling author, nationally syndicated newspaper columnist for the Detr...
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Title:Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson, 20th Anniversary EditionFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 29, 2007Publisher:Crown/ArchetypeLanguage:English

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Good In essence, this novel is a dying professor's reminiscings of his life as a professor, father, husband and man. It is the putting of one's life in review in determining the quality of existence versus the quantity of existence. A must read and re-read for everyone.
Date published: 2018-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Captivating Well written...makes you contemplate what kind of legacy you leave behind in your own life.
Date published: 2018-04-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved this This book changed my life not only did it inspire me to read more of Mitch Albom's books it helped me find peace
Date published: 2018-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favourite book The most worthwhile book I've ever opened. Such a touching story that can really change your life perspective. Very top of the list whenever I'm asked to recommend a book to anyone.
Date published: 2018-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from eye opener Tuesdays with Morrie is a sad book with a happy ending. I had this book read to my class in elementary school and I decided to pick it up years later for myself. This book really opens your eyes and makes you think about you live your life and really makes you think about relationships you have all through your life and the impacts they have.
Date published: 2018-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book with amazing life lessons I started reading this book in grade 9 and 15 years later decided to pick it up and finish it. I'm so glad I did! I recently struggled with the loss of a close friend and I feel it helped me heal
Date published: 2018-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Inspirational I'd recommend this for everyone to read! Wish I had someone like Morrie in my life to mentor me in times of need.
Date published: 2018-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved It What an amazingly inspirational book. An absolute must read!
Date published: 2018-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Helped me cope with my loss I started reading this book while my dad was sick and as his health was deteriorating, so was Morrie's. My dad passed away while I was mid-way into the book and Morrie's lessons on life helped me cope with his loss. A quotable book that's going to make you just sit back and look at your life from a different perspective.
Date published: 2018-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Favourite I wish that I could have known Morrie in my lifetime.
Date published: 2018-03-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very philosophical and insightful This is one of my favourite books. Morrie really teaches some valuable life lessons in this book, particularly about the importance of humility, living a stress-free life, developing healthy relationships with family and friends, and loving yourself.
Date published: 2018-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from amazing no words to describe how incredible this book is... had to read it for an English class, and ended up reading it twice more.. a beautiful story
Date published: 2018-03-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Classic Book I adored this sentimental & nicely written book. Definitely a must read for anyone at some point
Date published: 2018-03-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Heartfelt Albom knows how to take you completely by surprise and play your heart like a beautiful harp, showing you notes you never thought it could hit. Always a nice read.
Date published: 2018-02-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Stale and condescending I loved reading The Five People You Meet in Heaven and For One More Day, but I found the book very disappointing. In my opinion, it was a poorly written book. I found the book to be preachy and lacking of any meaningful substance. It was shallow, boring and not inspiring at all.
Date published: 2018-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favourite book This is a great story and makes you reflect on life.
Date published: 2018-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this book! Finished it within a couple days. An easy but beautiful read. #plumrewards
Date published: 2018-01-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from must read I really enjoyed this book . It was thought provoking and so meaningful. looking forward to more of his books.
Date published: 2018-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from You know it is good This is a classic and everyone should read it in their lifetime, then go see a local play about it and then read it again.
Date published: 2018-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What a beautiful story. I adored this story. Lots of tears and such a touching story.
Date published: 2017-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Deep and thought provoking Tuesdays with Morrie is one of my favourite books of all time. I try and read it at least once a year and when I do, the meaning almost always changes into something even more beautiful.
Date published: 2017-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heartfelt and happy Made me laugh, cry, and everything in between. 10 out of ten would recommend this book.
Date published: 2017-12-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from beautiful story such a heartbreaking, beautiful story. I am glad I came across it when I did
Date published: 2017-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Must have for any library Amazingly written, read this as a teenager and loved it and had to get it to share with my husband!
Date published: 2017-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love, love, loved it! I recommend this book for everyone. It's an easy read, impactful and is thought provoking.
Date published: 2017-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great read From start to finish this book was an excellent read. Touching story!
Date published: 2017-11-24
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Hey! i can see that you showed me where I can buy the books and it says its 4km away and I think that's for you not for me because I live about 750km away so you should fix that!!
Date published: 2017-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from More than 5 stars This is the second book I've read of Mitch Albom's and I have to say he has quickly become my favourite author. He is an incredible story teller. I highly recommend Tuesdays with Morrie.
Date published: 2017-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Touching Story This is a really beautiful (True) story about a student and his professor. I found it really relatable after having a really great professor in school that I became very close to. Everyone has at least one great teacher in their lives. This book touches on a lot of philosophical ideas and morality. Definitely worth a read.
Date published: 2017-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Confused whether or not to buy? ; Totally worth the buy! 'Tuesday's with Morrie'; a title that gets readers or future readers to think about what the book will be about. This book is so well written; as are all of Mitch Albom's books, although in my perspective, I believe that readers can get the most out of this specific book, mainly due to the amount of information that the author shares with his readers. Albom shares personal experiences with an old college professor of this throughout his last few months of life; ranging from different topics of life that everyone living will go through one day or another. This book comes with life lessons that are hidden but not to the point that one is unable to figure them out. This book is very thought-provoking and can alter one's view of life itself. Definitely recommend this book!
Date published: 2017-11-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful book This book really touched my heart! Very meaningful and emotional.
Date published: 2017-10-20
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Touching but cheesy Not too sure about it. Sad story with good life lessons, but read a bit like a hallmark card.
Date published: 2017-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Loved the book from beginning to end.
Date published: 2017-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good read I read this book for nursing school. I thoroughly enjoyed it and read the book in two evenings. Lots of great life lessons
Date published: 2017-08-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Favourite Book To Date The first title I read from Mitch Albom was "The Five People You Meet In Heaven" in high school, and since then I haven't picked up another one of his works. This return to Albom's curiously sentimental and emotional writing was a fresh exhale I didn't know I was holding in. Lots of great musings to keep you thinking, and will probably cause you to want to reinvent your life after reading about the sweet soul that is Morrie Schwartz.
Date published: 2017-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderfully written Mitch Albom writes some very thought provoking books, and this one doesn't disappoint. Well written and comes with some great lessons that we can all learn from. I would highly recommend this!
Date published: 2017-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing book I love this book! Loved seeing the journey between Morrie and Mitch unfold. Morrie has a refreshing and selfless outlook on life. They talk about life lessons everyone can learn from.
Date published: 2017-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing inspirations Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson was the first book I read of Mitch Albom. Mitch's college professor, Morrie Schwartz, was dying. During the last months of his life, Morrie met up with Mitch in his study every Tuesday to teach the young man the final and most important lessons - how to live our lives. Amazing inspirations.
Date published: 2017-08-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Another thought provoking story While it wasn't as good as some of his other work, it was still a story that sticks with you long after you've finished reading it
Date published: 2017-07-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from heartbreaking and beautiful This is a heartbreaking true story of a mans final months. This is an amazing book that everyone should read.
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A quick read, with a lasting lesson- Reread the book after several years- and realized that I indeed took the lesson to heart back then, by appreciating all the wonderful, wise, and inspirational people in my life.
Date published: 2017-06-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Am I The Only One Who Didn't Love This Book? Trite, self-absorbed, found Mitch used Morrie's story to gain fame and fortune. Didn't like this book at all.
Date published: 2017-05-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good read Mitch Albom's book is a fast and easy read, and the moral of the story is well worth remembering.#plumrewards
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Inspiring Mitch Albom is my all time favourite author. His novels are always so inspiring. His character development is wonderful and relatable at times. Tuesdays with Morrie is about second chances, something that some may take for granted, while others may cherish them. Knowing the inevitable outcome of the novel does not change how I feel about this novel, it may be sad but it also teaches us to have hope.
Date published: 2017-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tearful Teared up on multiple excerpts, 5/5 but would not read again :'(.
Date published: 2017-05-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from amazing! Amazing book! Every book Ive read of his I haven't been disappointed!
Date published: 2017-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Very good book. Could not put it down.
Date published: 2017-04-30
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Inspiring, short read. A quick, easy read, but thought provoking and inspiring long after I was done reading it.
Date published: 2017-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfection! Such wise words on life from a brilliant yet humble man.
Date published: 2017-04-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from tearjerker could not put this book down. and almost every chapter i was crying
Date published: 2017-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Read this for school. Really enjoyed it.
Date published: 2017-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT BOOK Couldn't put this book down and also couldn't stop crying. So many of life's lesson could be learned. Very poignant read.
Date published: 2017-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it so much! I would definitely recommend this book to others. So touching and so real.
Date published: 2017-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Good! Loved every minute of this book. Such a great read.
Date published: 2017-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Became one of my favourite books One of the most inspiring and thought provoking books I have ever read. Would recommend for anyone interested in teaching or wants to be inspired.
Date published: 2017-02-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good book There's always a lesson to learn in life! This book shows us how to aprreciate them and those to teach them to us #plumreview
Date published: 2017-02-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lifes greatest lessons The books title did not grab my attention, to be honest this book was recommended to me. I have never been a fast reader, or someone or loves to read but this was one book I could not put down. I would choose the book over sleep. The lessons in this novel are mind opening, the relationship between the two men is extraordinary like no other. It truly makes you self-reflect on your purpose as a human and the values and love we have for one another. It will make you cry, but you will finish this book with a greater understanding of death and how to live life.
Date published: 2017-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book Very much enjoyed this book, one I will keep forever and share with others. True life lessons in this one.
Date published: 2017-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful! I Love the books that keep you thinking after you close them. Tuesdays with Morrie makes you reconsider what really matters in life. Very moving
Date published: 2017-02-19
Rated 1 out of 5 by from 5 years, never finished Not my cup of tea. This was a highly recommended book that I received from a friend. I tried to force myself to read it but it been 5 years and I haven't made it half way. Please don't hate me for the negativity but the "life lessons" were uninspiring and the struggles were all "first world problems". Wasn't for me.
Date published: 2017-02-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Read over and over When I need a lift or a realization of life - I reread this - have bought many times as a gift - great book
Date published: 2017-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book! Loved it, wish I knew someone older that I could have good conversations on life. Older people have such wisdom.
Date published: 2017-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Couldn't put it down Loved this book! It was my first Mitch Albom book. I couldn't put it down. One of my favorites!
Date published: 2017-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A MUST READ!! Truly a life lesson for all of us! I got both my teens to read this book as well. Full of life lessons, things that we take for granted and things we should stop and think about and cherish! TRULY ONE OF MY FAVORITE BOOKS!!
Date published: 2017-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book! This book changed everything for me, it truly inspires you. I have recomended this book to everyone i know
Date published: 2017-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing read! One of my favourite books. Changed my outlook on life!
Date published: 2017-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Book! Definitely one of my favourite books. This is worth the read.
Date published: 2017-02-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Endearing I found the story extremely endearing. I loved the characters and the message they impart about valuing the people in your lives, and making the effort.
Date published: 2017-02-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from boooo pretty boring, didn't care at all
Date published: 2017-02-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Touching! Read it in English class and so happy I did!
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic read If you have ever read any of his books, you will definitely find this to be a classic. In high school, this was actually one of the books I was able to read for class!
Date published: 2017-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A book that takes you on a life lesson filled rollarcoaster I had gotten this book after one of my college professors had talked about it during class. I'm currently in a nursing program and I can truly say that this book has taught me that you can learn anything from anyone at any age. It really taught me that I should listen to those wise in age. It shows that the older generation has so much to offer if we are willing to listen. Such a good read that makes you think about life!
Date published: 2017-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An absolute favourite Favourite book of all time. I learn something new every time with each read. The themes will challenge you to think differently and look within yourself. It's very thought-provoking.
Date published: 2017-01-14
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Only okay A sweet story filled with lots of lessons on life but a little boring at times. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-01-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Looking for more depth... Mitch Albom is a heartfelt writer. Having said that, you will easily identify the same patterns in every book he writes so if you are looking to be surprised, you will be disappointed. I have read 3 of his books; all are similarly formulaic and have someone teaching someone else some pretty basic life lessons. All are simple and quick to read. The same way every Nicholas Sparks book seems to involve thwarted love, a stack of letters and two people separated unjustly by life. I see why they have broad appeal but am looking for something with more depth.
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Easy & great read. Offers a lot of insight. Beautiful. One that I will definitely be reading again
Date published: 2017-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Timeless Book I LOVE this book! Every time I read this book, I gain a new appreciation and insight for everything in my life. Morrie and Mitch had a great chemistry, and Mitch's commitment to Morrie is refreshing.
Date published: 2016-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from read it at least once a year! all time favourite book in the world. simply in love with the story it tells and all the magical meanings behind it.
Date published: 2016-12-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from must read classic, very touching story a must read
Date published: 2016-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Makes you think. Powerful words.
Date published: 2016-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great read One of my all-time favourite books
Date published: 2016-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the kind of novel you cannot rate. Honestly. I could read this one day and give it 5 stars. Read it a month later under different personal circumstances and rate it a 2 star. You need to be in the <i>mood</i>. It's light, it's funny and it's cheesy - but that's the point. Life, love, regrets, money. They cover all topics. Humans are perfectly imperfect and so is this novel. Love it or hate it, you cannot rate it.
Date published: 2016-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Would Read Again & Again! I absolutely loved this book! It lived up to all expectations I had heard. This book made me laugh, cry, and learn a lot of life lessons!
Date published: 2016-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved Every Bit I picked up this book with the thought that it was a slow read, where I could read a chapter every other day. I could not have been more wrong. After the first chapter, I was hooked and there was nothing that would make me put down this story. Undeniably astonishing.
Date published: 2016-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Painfully True You grow to love the characters and experience their loss as if it were your own. Inspiring, full of love and impossible to forget, this novel is a must read!
Date published: 2016-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Life changing I read this last year and it changed my view on many things in life. Recently, I feel like I need a refresher on it, so I purchased my own copy so that I can read it whenever I feel like I need to stay grounded.
Date published: 2016-11-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good... not great I love Mitch Albums books. They easy to read but still make you think. This one was raved about and so I read it... I have liked other books of his more. But it was still enjoyable
Date published: 2016-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing I initially bought this book as a recommendation when someone saw "The Five People You Meet in Heaven" on my bookshelf (Also by Mitch Albom). This book is inspirational. It makes you think twice about life, and just how precious it is. It makes you appreciate everything given to us- the good and the bad. It teaches us to slow down and embrace life, while doing what you truly love.
Date published: 2016-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of my favourites Tuesday's with Morrie is probably one of the best books I have ever read. It's short and simple and beautiful. I read it every couple of years and it always warms my heart.
Date published: 2016-11-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good book I recently bought this for my sibling to read, just because I felt like it was a good book to pass on to loved ones. The reason being is that the themes that are present in this book are heartfelt and genuine. I loved reading this book!
Date published: 2016-11-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A memorable read A very easy and quick read, but the underlying messages embedded within these pages are nonetheless memorable. I would recommend anyone to read this book because of its universal themes.
Date published: 2016-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A lifetime and major book that'll stay throughout time My favorite book of all. I never give 5 starts. Sometimes, good books get 4starts rarely.. But 5? Only this one deserves it and even more..
Date published: 2016-10-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This book helped me a lot I was about 15 when I read this book. It was for school and I thought I was going to hate it. Exact opposite actually happened to my surprise. We read a few pages a day as a class, taking turns reading out loud, but I loved it so much I finished it on my own in less than a week. My teacher was both annoyed and impressed. I had a lot of anxiety revolving around the idea of death and I would have panic attacks nearly every night. Then I read Tuesdays with Morrie and they stopped. Not completely, they came back once in a while but this book really helped me to deal with the feeling of being afraid of death and it helped me to accept it more than I had been. The book is emotional and just overall amazing. I would definitely recommend this for anyone dealing with a similar feeling that I had at 15. Or just in general, it's a really great book!
Date published: 2015-12-10
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Wish I would have liked it more What can I say -- 'eh........ I really wanted to love this book. I went in with all the right intentions - just never happened for me. I have really enjoyed some of Mitch's other books that have been very thought provoking. But this just didn't do it for me. Should you read it?? It depends on who you are..... what political slant you lean..... and what you are looking for in a novel. The message of loving more - it a good one. The world can use more love.
Date published: 2015-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tuesdays with morrie I enjoyed this book very much. Morrie had such a poitive outlook on life. Something we could all learn from morrie
Date published: 2015-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must read When a person facing his own death can see the beauty around him and think only posiive thoughts, there is much we can do ti make this world a better place if we all followed Morries lead
Date published: 2015-01-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Worth the time. Plain talk but profound.
Date published: 2014-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My all time fave This inspired me to spend every Thursday night with my Grandma. It will forever change my life.
Date published: 2014-08-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quick but Amazing Read I read this back in high school when 'Silent Reading' was a thing and I picked this up one day. I read it so quickly the first time but I enjoyed every second. Read it a couple more times before the end of that year in the 12th grade. Really makes you think about the lives you affect and the relationships you make.
Date published: 2014-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Preparing Death There are many books out there that could teach you about life and the philosophies within. There's nothing more true than to experience death through ALS (where each organ of your body start to malfunction over time) & the learn the various regrets of others to understand about the true meaning of life. If you want to start find your life purpose, prepare for your death.
Date published: 2014-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Make the most of life ! An excellent book about how precious life and relationships are. I hope anyone who is thinking of or in favor of assisted suicide reads this book. Dying and suffering is not undignified, it is a normal progression of living. Morrie died with dignity and his story is heart wrenching. This book will leave a lasting impression on living life to the fullest and cherishing everything that life deals you. Thank you Mitch for your friendship to this brave inspiring man.
Date published: 2014-01-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tuesday's with morrie Great easy read. Thought provoking!!
Date published: 2014-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved Morrie Oh man. I was tearing up by page 12. I just fell in love with Morrie and his story. If you're like me and a sucker for a good character, I would definitely recommend this book. I'd suggest reading it all in one go, just to get the full emotional impact of the story. I'd heard mixed review on the writing style of this book, but I personally really enjoyed how it was written. To me, it made the whole story very relatable.
Date published: 2013-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Never wanted this book to end, it forces us to look in side.
Date published: 2013-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tuesdays with Morrie - Must Read I recommend this book to everyone who loves reading. I have just finished reading it for the second time and enjoyed it more than the first time. Be sure to have tissues nearby to wipe the tears.
Date published: 2013-07-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Story... a must read If a loved one has died, this is a well thought out & comforting story to read. It is NOT a religious book & can be literally enjoyed by anyone - people who have no religious views and people of faith alike. I first read this book when my Dad passed away 3 yrs ago & am re-reading it as my Mom just passed away on Boxing Day (2012). It's one of those books I know I'll be reading many times over the course of my life.
Date published: 2013-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from tuesdays with morrie. mitch albom just finished reading "tuesdays with morrie"...and will read it again...and again...and again...
Date published: 2013-01-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good and simple This book was an easy read written well.. It was slightly too optimistic for me but overall worth a read.
Date published: 2012-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Inspiring! The most inspiring and breath-taking story I have ever read! This is one book I have recomended several times!
Date published: 2011-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tuesdays With Morrie - title makes you curious This is my absolutely favorite book ever especially if you have a love and passion for life ....until death . There are so many lessons for each and every one of us to learn in this book .... be sure to have an highlighter handy ....so many great quotes . It teaches us to love each day , love each other ...until death do us part .An exceptional book , well written and a true story . Over the years since it's release I have given out over 100 of these books to friends ,families and strangers . I believe that much ....that it is truly inspiring and can change your life forever.
Date published: 2011-07-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A truly toughing novel I read this novel very long time ago but it really touched my heart. First novel that I have read that made me tear up...
Date published: 2011-06-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Didn't like it at all This book was very boring to read. I believe the wisdom in this book could be summarized to 2 pages only. I felt that there was a lot of unnecessary filler material just to make the book longer. it's a book about a student who loved his professor and at the end i felt like "why do i have to know about how much you loved your professor?" ... I'm sorry but i didn't like this book at all, very slow and boring.
Date published: 2011-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent, Short and to the Point Tuesdays with Morrie is a book you gift to anyone who needs to appreciate life just a little bit more. :) You will learn to love Morrie and as you turn the pages, you wish the book was a little bit bigger so you could spend a little bit more time with the characters as you go through it rather quickly. Simply one of the great reads and I promise it will make you look at life very very differently. Enjoy and pass the book onto your friends and family.
Date published: 2011-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Moving I have to admit this is one of those books that I pick up and read every once in a while. Personally I find it to be a very touching story of personal growth and friendships. I recomend this book to all my friends that enjoy reading.
Date published: 2011-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Touching and Beautiful This was an amazing story. I love the wisdom that this book brings and Morrie's story was sincere and heartfelt.
Date published: 2010-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Intriguing I found this book to be very intriguing. It also makes you think about how you can change your life if, you are not happey with the direction or path that you are taking, or have chosen. This book also made me feel inspired, a bit becasue of Morrie's attitude with his illness, and how stronge he was to keep on fighting on right up to the end of his life. For me it was a very touching, and meaningful kinda got you by the heart story. If you like this kind of story then you will love this book just like I did.
Date published: 2010-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Must read for anyone & everyone, especially caregivers Along with "the Last Lecture", one of 2 books I could read over and over again without getting tired of it. Each time coming away with a renewed dedication to focusing on what is truly important in life. Many life lessons enclosed - some basic - but easily forgotten in day to day life. I wish I knew Morrie, although you'll feel like you do when you read it. A wonderfully intelligent, frank, witty and humorous character. One of few books I would recommend to anyone and everyone to read, essential for caregivers and palliative care workers. Initially I discovered it when assigned a chapter in a Palliative Care class in university. It made the textbook and lecture teachings of end of life care for both the person dying and caregivers seem real. It changed many views on the process of dying in that class, and how it should be handled. That one assigned chapter had such a strong impact that I kept it in my mind until years later when I finally saw the book again and read the whole thing...and then read it again. If you ever look back and think "I wish I knew then what I know now" and wonder what you'll think in the future about your life now - read Morrie- he knows!
Date published: 2010-09-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from sweet Not my normal fantasy book I like, but this book was still pretty good. It really opens your eyes and your heart. Most people said I would cry, but I didn't. I don't know
Date published: 2010-07-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Ain't Morrie Sweet This was definitely a good book, but I was a little disappointed. I thought I'd be more attached to Morrie and Mitch's story, but I wasn't. It was interesting to see what Morrie's teachings were to his old student, but I have to say that I've heard those ideals from other sources and even thought some of them myself; I think that's why I wasn't as flabbergasted with the book as I may have been had I not previously known a lot of the content.
Date published: 2010-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Truly Inspirational Tuesdays with Morrie was a beautiful read, Definitely one of the most ispirational books i've ever read. Morrie was full of so much wisdom and compassion, it was truly touching. I think everyone can learn a littlle from Morrie Schwartz and his look on life and death. I would recommened this book to anyone. It was such an easy but great read, and it is one of the few books i've read in one sitting because i just couldn't put it down. I was in tears by the end, and was left moved and inspired. This book will make you laugh and cry. If you haven't read 'Tuesdays with Morrie' yet, then you should get it now, this is a book that shouldn't be missed.
Date published: 2010-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it! One of my all time favorite books! Very inspirational!
Date published: 2010-03-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Reminder of What is Important Like many others here, I enjoyed this book. Some people said it was preachy, and I can see how people could see it that way, but to me it was fine. The book reminds us what is wrong with the world today, and is about focusing on what is most important - loving and connecting with other people.
Date published: 2010-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Inspiring! I really enjoy Mitch Albom's books. I think that sometimes we focus on all things material and we truly lose focus of what is important in life; this book reminds you how important family and relationships are.
Date published: 2009-07-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A Keeper on the Bedside Table Tuesdays with Morrie is a memoir written by Mitch Albom. It is the story of Mitch's university professor (Morrie) who is facing a gruelling death, yet deems himself lucky and still alive despite the ticking clock. It is said that we don't know the meaning of life until we are near death. The book is full of Morrie's life lessons that transcend all religions as we are all human. Death seems to bring us closer together somehow. Tuesdays with Morrie is an easy read that is rich with life lessons. It is one of those books that should be forever kept on the bedside table or resting on the bookshelf with the cover facing forward as a reminder to be read and reread again. I highly recommend this book. Visit my book blog at bambireads.blogspot.com for more reviews.
Date published: 2009-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Have You Met Morrie? There are many things in life that we take for granted. Among those things are death, aging, relationships and even love. Morrie, who is a professor, shares about these universal concepts by sharing his abundant life experiences. Through unexpected circumstances, Mitch becomes Morrie's last student, thus beginning a series of conversations between a dying professor and a reluctant student. The classroom is Morrie's living room, cluttered with life support fixtures and a small hibiscus plant; the syllabus is on life. Morrie has a character of optimism, humility and he knows how to enjoy life to the fullest. However, there is one thing that is not quite right; he has less than one year to live. As Morrie opens up his life, he teaches Mitch how to accept death as a natural process. He displays vulnerability, love, humor and timeless principles on the art of living. Mitch, as well as the reader gets a refreshed outlook on life as we reflect on how Morrie has lived his own. If you are trapped in the routine of daily living or struggling with relationships or you simply want a warm, touching book to read with a cup of coffee, I introduce you to meet Morrie! Enjoy.
Date published: 2009-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I <3 Morrie What a truly inspiring man Morrie Schwartz was. I found myself making a list of "Morrieisms" to look back at when I am feeling low. I can also finally say that a book made me shed a tear. With a clearer outlook on the beauty of what can be this life, I am now aware of the strong tension of opposites that have been apparent throughout mine. Morrie was right when he said, "Love always wins." Everyone should read this book. www.booksnakereviews.blogspot.com
Date published: 2008-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply wonderful! There's only one word that comes to mind when trying to describe this book: beautiful. Mitch Albom is an amazing writer and this memoir is absolutely touching. It's heart-breaking and inspirational, depressing and uplifting all at once. I absolutely loved it.
Date published: 2008-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic- a MUST read!! Tuesdays With Morrie was the first book i read by Mitch Albom. It was a very touching story! and it made me laugh and cry! It is one of my all time favs! I really reccomend it to anyone it has great little life lessons and new outlooks. It made me look into Mitch Alboms other books like Five People You Meet In Heaven which are all also very good!
Date published: 2008-07-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A great true story. For the most part i really enjoyed it. At times i thought that the book was repetitive but it is a true story after all so i guess that should be expected. Alot of people say that the book is preachy, while i do agree somewhat people have to remember these are the views of a dying man. I think that anyones point of view would change if they knew they were going to die soon. This is a great book though. Everyone should read it at least once.
Date published: 2008-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Insperational This book was a unexpcted delight. It was a surprise frombeginningto end. I would recommend it to anyone who wants a new outlook on life.
Date published: 2008-02-07
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Mildly interesting. One of those books that is a great concept but leaves you saying: "Is that all there is". I don't need a dying guy to convince me that I should spend more time with the family etc. Just never really turned the corner to become a great book instead of a merely interesting one.
Date published: 2008-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing inspirations "Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson" was the first book I read of Mitch Albom. Mitch's college professor, Morrie Schwartz, was dying. During the last months of his life, Morrie met up with Mitch in his study every Tuesday to teach the young man the final and most important lessons - how to live our lives. Amazing inspirations.
Date published: 2008-02-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Will make you laugh and cry! A touching story, about a time between professor and student, to the very end of life on earth. Together they work on the final thesis, Morrie’s death. A very open honest, touching book that made me cry and laugh.
Date published: 2008-01-31
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Any Day is Good for These Lessons Sixteen years after promising to “keep in touch” with Morrie Schwartz, Mitch Albom finds out that his old professor is dying, and so he signs up for one last class: The Meaning of Life. Sports columnist-turned-authour Mitch Albom was the only student, and “Tuesdays With Morrie” was his final thesis. In their discussions about money, marriage, family, aging, and death, Morrie finds all of his answers in love. “Tuesdays With Morrie” has difficulties with tense, and is a simple book – no doubt written for the masses as journalistic instinct intended – but it has a good heart. Morrie. Adapted for the screen by Thomas Rickman; adapted for the stage by Mitch Albom and Jeffrey Hatcher.
Date published: 2008-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Peace of Mind I discovered this book in Gr. 12, and it has been by my side as my guide ever since. This story inexplicably altered my life from it's first reading. Every passage in this book is a lesson of discovery that affects your heart, how you percieve the world; your very self. If everyone read this book, I believe the world may just be a better place.
Date published: 2008-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Totally Amazing This book will really make you think about your life and how you treat others. It will make you realize that everything you do and say will have an effect on others whether you know it or not!
Date published: 2008-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A MUST READ! Tuesdays with Morrie is a heart warming story of a professor and his former student whose paths meet again at a time when they both need something that only they can provide to each other. Mitch Albom has woven a thought provoking, inspirational, tear-jerking story of love, compassion, tenderness, faith and the strength of the human spirit. This book is a must-read!
Date published: 2008-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Magnificent Book! Highly recommend it!! This book will help you to appreciated the small things in life, when actually they are the Biggest things in LIFE! Morrie Schwartz is the Champ and Mitch Albom is Morrie's gift to all of us!
Date published: 2008-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Page Turner! This is a little book with a big punch! The chapters are short so it keeps you flipping. Really a great book that has a lot to offer about family, friends and love. One of my favorites!
Date published: 2008-01-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not one of the best books I've read... It's about an old professor who is diagnosed with a terrible disease and one of his old student comes to visit every Tuesday..The (what everyone is calling)lesson is nothing your own loving grandma wouldn't tell you . Family and Friends are the most important things in life.It wasn't even a tear jerker.... Glad I read it sorry I bought it.It's an okay Library book.
Date published: 2007-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of a kind! Another one of my all-time favourites. Words can't express.... just read it!!
Date published: 2007-11-18
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not a fan... Although I am quite aware that there will be hundreds of people to disagree with me, I did not love this book. I found it to be extremely self righteous. When a story is touching, no one has to hint at it and I found that the book was to say the least quite "full of itself". It's not horrible but I did not love it. I didn't find it as touching as I was expecting from all the talk surrounding it.
Date published: 2007-11-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quick Read I really enjoyed reading "Tuesdays with Morrie", it was a very quick read, only took me about three hours to get through the whole book. I found it a little preachy at times but it realy got the point across that in our culture, people should live life to its fullest.
Date published: 2006-07-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Interesting Read This was a good read. I've read a lot of spiritual based books that really make you think. This wasn't as life changing as I was anticipating given the media attention it has received. But I did like it and I'm glad I read it. I enjoyed the relationship between them and the overall message.
Date published: 2006-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fascinating to the unth degree What an unbelievable read. I've heard a lot of people say it was "boring" (we read it for our grade 11 english class) but they have all totally missed the point. There wasn't supposed to be action... it was supposed to make you reflect on your own life, not try to feed off of somebody else's like a Bruce Willis movie. This book kept me going the entire time. I literally could not put it down, so I didn't. I read it until it was done... This book has proved as so many different things, advice, tenderness... this book is a bottomless well of good advice and heroisme. Albom gets a pat on the back from me.
Date published: 2006-06-15
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Too philosophical I thought this book was a little boring at times. I enjoyed the story of how Mitch and Morrie were friends more than the philisophical 'debates' they got into. It bothered me, until the end of the book when it was actually explained, with all the talk of how material goods are meaningless and money isn't worth much, that Mitch was sitting here writing a (small) book that costs $23. At the end he explains that forwarded money went to help pay for Morrie's medical bills, but it still rubs me the wrong way.
Date published: 2006-06-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Read and Enjoy! Tuesdays with Morrie was an incredible book to read. You learned something new every time you read it. It was a very simple book to read and although it followed a pattern you never got bored. You began to feel sorry for Morrie throughout his ordeal; he was dealing with death and trying to live his life to the fullest, while his family and friends watched him deteriorate into nothing. This book moved me in was I thought could never happen from a book. You began to feel as if you were sitting in the room with Mitch and Morrie during their lessons together. This book is the basis of don’t judge a book by it cover. From the cover it’s not appealing at all; it actually might prevent many people from reading it, because our society is one that is based on looks. This was the first book I read that you had to read deeper into it to really understand it. You can skim through the book and get the simple meaning but you have to really read the book to message the author tried to portray. I would defiantly recommend reading this book; it will better your life.
Date published: 2006-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing... A girl I worked with told me to read this book and it was AMAZING. I laughed, I cried and after reading this book I bought a copy for everyone in my family that loves to read. It is inspiring and emotinal and really make you appreciate all the amazing things in life.
Date published: 2006-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from learn more We have to learn more in the subject of the book. About life and enjoy the rest of our time. Plan your life in perfect schedule, share your love with other people which you love and concern. Try to help other who need your help. Hey, now stop now and thinking about what was your life , what is your life !!! One of the unforgettable book!!!
Date published: 2005-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Enthralling Read Not only is this an enthralling read but it is extremely inspirational as well. There is so many lessons to learn from this one of a kind book. Thank you Mr. Albom. Other great reads in non fiction- Katlyn Stewart's NIGHTMARES ECHO and Jackson McCrae's THE CHILDREN'S CORNER
Date published: 2005-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tuesdays with Morrie Thank you Mitch for sharing Morrie. Not only do I feel like I know Morrie, but I also love him. This is a lesson book that begs to be read by young and old alike. My mom gave me the book as a gift , but now I see that the physical book wasn't gift, the lessons/stories are the real gift. If you fear death, read this and you will start to love life and all that it has to offer. Thanks mom, love you
Date published: 2005-07-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Inspiring book, that makes you want to re-evaluate your life priorities!
Date published: 2005-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tuesday with Morrie Tuesdays with Morrie is a book I will recommend to any one anywhere. It is a must read. In this book it explores what inevitably happens in life; Death. This leaves us with a question ‘what is important in life? How am I living my life’ A relationship between a man and his mentor where knowledge and wisdom over time is transferred to a much younger man who starts to see what living life is really all about. An outline for living if you will. For those of us who have lost loved one will know what it feels like. Have these discussions now with your loved ones; be open to hearing what is said. Never let an opportunity or moment go by with out having these discussions.
Date published: 2005-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely book I couldn't believe what a great read this book is. Not only is it easy to read, but it contains so much wisdom. It is a real great book that will have you thinking about life and its meaning afterward. I have recommended it to everyone I know and you should too!
Date published: 2005-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from tuesdays with morrie One of the most beautyful books I have ever read. Truly touching.
Date published: 2005-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Deffinatly worth the time My class at school is reading this in English, and every day i look forward to this book. This book is absolutely amazing, the way that it can be related to our lives and the ways it makes us think about what Morrie must have gone through. Also the insight into possible the human psyche is awesome. Deffinatly worth the purchase and the English classes.
Date published: 2004-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Definately worth the time My class at school is reading this in English, and every day I look forward to this book. This book is absolutely amazing, the way that it can be related to our lives and the ways it makes us think about what Morrie must have gone through. Also the insight into possible the human psyche is awesome. Definately worth the purchase and the English classes.
Date published: 2004-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Inside One's Head and, More Importantly, Heart I had shied away from this book for a long time. I am an English teacher so I discuss books with many people but I was concerned that this one was going to hit too close to home. My dad passed away a year ago and I thought I may not be able to handle the book. Was I ever wrong! It made me cry, in front of my students in fact as I read it while they silently read, but more importantly it made me think. My dad didn't want to talk about his feelings as he was dying but reading this book made me realize that he, like Morrie, was appreciating the world around him. This brought me a sense of peace while reminding me of what is truly important in life. This is a must-read! Yes, you may cry but you will also love the book and all that it brings to you.
Date published: 2004-09-22