The book Tuesdays with Morrie was written by Mitch Albom and was published in 1997. Mitch Albom is an American best-selling author journalist, screenwriter, dramatist, radio and television broadcaster and musician. Mitch Albom wrote the book in honour of the memory of his late friend and teacher Marie Schwartz. Morrie Schwartz was a sociology professor at Brandeis University and an author. He was the subject of the best-selling book Tuesdays with Morrie and a former teacher of Mitch Albom. Mitch Albom wrote the book after Morrie died due to the illness called ALS. He wrote several excerpts in the book from the recordings he compiled while being with Morrie before Morrie died. The book is titled Tuesdays with Morrie because Mitch Albom always meets Morrie every Tuesdays. The author narrates how Morrie, a dying man gave his lessons about the meaning of life and death. The book talks about an old man, a young man and life’s greatest lessons.

The book started when the author narrates on how the last class of his old professor’s life took place every Tuesdays in his house. The subject was the meaning of life, there were no grade given but there were oral exams each week. Instead of a graduation a funeral was to be held and the final exam is to produce a one long paper on what was learned, that paper was this book and the student was the author. The author was Mitch Albom while the professor was Morrie. In the commencement day of Mitch he approach Morrie and introduced his parents to the professor after talking Morrie told Mitch to keep in touch and then Mitch promised that he will. But that promised was broken because Mitch never contacts Morrie again. After 16 years Mitch’s uncle whom he loved the most died due to a pancreatic cancer that forced Mitch to go back to college and become a well paid journalist for the Detroit newspaper. Mitch was already married but they don’t have children even though Mitch wife Janine wants to because...