WARREN, Mich., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitch Albom, the internationally renowned and best-selling author, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, radio and television broadcaster, and musician, will speak at two Art Van Furniture store events, and sign copies of his newest novel The Time Keeper. The Time Keeper is a compelling fable about the first man on earth to count the hours. The events are part of the on-going Art Van Wonderland celebration at both stores this holiday season.
Monday, December 10 (Art Van Furniture; 6500 E. 14 Mile Road) – Albom will broadcast his WJR radio show, "The Mitch Albom Show," that day LIVE from the store from 5PM-7PM. Following his radio broadcast, Albom will speak on the meaning of life from 7:30-8:00PM. Afterwards, the author will sign copies of his newest work of fiction, The Time Keeper, starting at 8:00PM.
Monday, December 17 (Art Van Furniture; 4375 28th Street, S.E.) Grand Rapids – Albom will speak from 7:30-8:00PM, and sign copies of The Time Keeper at 8:00PM.
A perfect personalized holiday gift for fans of Albom's, guests can purchase The Time Keeper ($17.95, plus tax) at the Barnes & Noble kiosk inside both stores the day of their respective events.
In addition to writing best selling books like Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Albom also works as a columnist and as a broadcaster, and has founded seven charities in Detroit and Haiti, where he operates an orphanage/ mission. Albom's books have collectively sold over 33 million copies worldwide, have been published in forty-one territories and in forty-two languages, and have been made into Emmy Award-winning and critically acclaimed television movies.
About Art Van Furniture
Art Van Furniture is Michigan's largest furniture retailer and America's largest independent furniture retailer. The company operates 34 stores throughout Michigan, a full service e-commerce website, plus six freestanding Art Van PureSleep bedding stores in Canton, Troy, Rochester Hills, Brighton, Ann Arbor and New Hudson, Michigan. Founded in 1959, the company is family-owned and headquartered in Warren, Michigan. Visit www.artvan.com for more information.
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