Finding Chika

a little girl, an earthquake, and the making of a family

Now Available

A sequel to The Five People You Meet in Heaven. Click here to learn more.

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7th Annual Radiothon Raises $1.28 Million

Your geneoristy made it our “lucky 7” broadcast by breaking records, and giving shined as SAY Detroit and local area charities put funds to good use

We're Back!

Anchored by Mitch Albom, Mike Lupica, and Bob Ryan – three of The Sports Reporters longest-standing members – the magic of the show is now in podcast form, brought to you every Monday and Friday

Tuesdays is 20!

Get the 20th Anniversary Edition, with a new afterword!


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Now in Paperback

All humans are musical. Why else would the Lord give you a beating heart?


Have you read them all?


Bringing the music of Frankie Presto to life!

Featuring original songs including “Forever Wrong” by Sawyer Fredericks and others by Ingrid MichaelsonMat Kearney, and Phredley Brown.


The premier training center for young people to improve their community, starting with themselves. The center offers a unique approach to Motivational learning.

A Primo Dessert Experience

Now open in Campus Martius in downtown Detroit

100% of the profits benefit SAY Detroit

Who is Frankie Presto?

A virtuoso?
An overnight pop star?
An orphan?

A mystery…


Ohio State keeps giving Michigan fans reasons to hate it

It’s not that Michigan fans WANT to hate Ohio State. It’s that Ohio State keeps providing so many good reasons. Forget about the hiring of Urban Meyer as football coach, or the seven straight times he beat the Wolverines, or the fact that when he retired, the Buckeyes...

‘Finding Chika’ a “Most Anticipated Listen”

Audible's Fall Preview has some great round ups of the most eagerly anticipated fall listens in several categories, and "Finding Chika" is featured! As he has done with all of his books except for The Time Keeper, which was read by Downton Abbey actor Dan Stevens,...

I broke up with coffee. Cool beans no more.

I recently suffered a breakup. It was sad. It was crushing. We’d been together since freshman year in college. But now it’s over. And there’s no going back. It wouldn’t be healthy. We had a long relationship with wonderful memories. But things had to end. Love? There...

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Inspired by visits to his dying professor Morrie Schwartz – who told him “Giving is living” – author Mitch Albom began to form charities in the mid-1990s. Today, SAY Detroit and the Have Faith Haiti Mission & Orphanage are helping those who need it most.

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