Tuesdays with Morrie is a 1997 non-fiction novel by American writer Mitch Albom.
It tells the true story of sociologist Morrie Schwartz and his relationship with his students. One student in particular (Mitch Albom) plays an important part. After saying that he will keep in touch with Morrie on his graduation, Mitch hears nothing of his old professor until one night on T.V. he sees Morrie being interviewed. Morrie has ALS, a terminal disease. Mitch begins to visit his professor and soon realizes that, though he has grown remarkably, he still has a lot to learn about values. Both the film and the book chronicle the lessons about life that Mitch learns from his professor.Morrie was also inundated with doctor bills.