Mitch Albom in Virtual FAU/Palm Beach Book Festival Event

By polly burks | 10/15/2020

Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters and the Palm Beach Book Festival will present Mitch Albom in an online presentation to discuss his book “Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake and the Making of a Family.” This Zoom webinar will take place on Monday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m.

To register, visit Tickets are $10. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit student scholarships in the college and Osher Lifelong Learning in Fort Lauderdale. To purchase the book, visit .

Albom, an internationally renowned best-selling author, columnist, radio host and philanthropist, is an inspiration around the world. His books, including the New York Times bestseller “Tuesdays with Morrie” and “The Five People You Meet In Heaven,” have sold more than 39 million copies and have been translated into more than 45 languages. During this virtual presentation, Lois Cahall, international bestselling author and founder of the Palm Beach Book Festival, will talk to Albom about a series of life-changing events that lead to the writing of his newest and most personal book “Finding Chika.” The book marks his return to nonfiction for the first time in more than a decade as a memoir that celebrates Chika, a courageous young Haitian orphan whose life would forever change his heart.

For more information about Palm Beach Book Festival events at FAU, visit