Mitch Albom http://michiganradio.org en Mitch Albom explores life and the afterlife in his new book http://michiganradio.org/post/mitch-albom-explores-life-and-afterlife-his-new-book <p>What if the end is not the end?</p><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It's that question that lies at the core of Mitch </span>Albom's<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;latest book, "The First Phone Call From Heaven." </span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The story takes place in </span>Coldwater<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Michigan, where a handful of inhabitants are receiving mysterious phone calls from people who have died. Are the calls from the afterlife, or just a hoax?&nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Mitch Albom&nbsp;tells us more about his newest book.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><em>Listen to the full interview above. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 22:11:15 +0000 Stateside Staff 15999 at http://michiganradio.org Mitch Albom explores life and the afterlife in his new book Mitch Albom, charity sued over Haiti orphanage http://michiganradio.org/post/mitch-albom-charity-sued-over-haiti-orphanage <p>PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) - Operators of a Haiti orphanage are suing journalist Mitch Albom and one of his charities, claiming the best-selling author broke terms of an agreement about running the orphanage after the devastating January 2010 earthquake.<br><br> The Caring and Sharing Mission charity and its Inkster, Michigan founder, the Reverend John Hearn, filed a lawsuit in a Pontiac court this week claiming the Detroit Free Press columnist and his A Hole in the Roof Foundation didn't follow an operating agreement they entered into with the Port-au-Prince mission after the quake.<br> Sat, 22 Sep 2012 09:12:52 +0000 The Associated Press 9201 at http://michiganradio.org Mitch Albom, charity sued over Haiti orphanage Stateside: Mitch Albom tackles 'time' in new book http://michiganradio.org/post/stateside-mitch-albom-tackles-time-new-book <p>As you hurry through your day, checking your watch, checking the clock, trying to squeeze more and more into your waking hours, did you ever stop and wonder...</p><p>What would it be like to live without an awareness of time?<br><br> How does that constant awareness of time passing, time running out, affect our very existence?<br><br> Mitch Albom got to wondering about these very questions.<br><br> The result is his latest novel, <a href="http://mitchalbom.com/d/"><em>The Time Keeper</em></a>.<br><br>&nbsp;Cyndy spoke with Mitch and asked him how he would describe his book.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 17:06:49 +0000 Stateside Staff 8975 at http://michiganradio.org Stateside: Mitch Albom tackles 'time' in new book