News & Events

News

Last few days of a very special Botwsana offer

Date Published: 21st March 2017

OFFER EXTENDED UNTIL END MARCH 2017 Special offer available now.  Belmond Safaris are once again offering an exclusive experience, a 6 night stay at the Belmond Botswana Lodges, Africa with Alexander McCall Smith. They are offering guests the chance to share in his memories and personal experiences of his beloved Botswana, as he regales tails around […]

Back with a Splash in The Scotsman newspaper

Date Published: 24th February 2017

Scotland Street is back ‘Scotland Street‘ returns today to the pages of The Scotsman newspaper in Scotland with the first episode in this, the twelfth series featuring all our much loved characters−Irene, Stewart, Little Bertie, Bruce, Domenica et al.  Enjoy their company as they return for more ‘goings on’  in the neighbourhood. Read an article about the […]

Scotland Street returns to the airwaves and the printed page (UK)

Date Published: 17th February 2017

A new series of ’44 Scotland Street’ will appear in The Scotsman newspaper in Scotland from Friday 24 February, 2017. As soon as we hear that it is hitting the pages of that popular newspaper we know it won’t be long until we have a new treat to enjoy in book form and all our favourite characters will […]

Events

Alexander McCall Smith at Colonsay Book Festival (UK)

Date: 30 April 2017
Venue: Village Hall, Colonsay
Time: 4.30pm

This one-man publishing phenomenon helped to launch the first-ever Colonsay Book Festival in 2012, and he now makes a welcome return to talk about Mma Ramotswe, Bertie, philosophy, dinner parties, bulldozers and who knows what else? http://www.colonsaybookfestival.org.uk/festival/

A Long Island Literary Evening with Alexander McCall Smith in Huntington, New York (US)

Date: 10 May 2017
Venue: Book Revue, 313 New York Ave, Huntington, NY 11743
Time: 7.00pm

Alexander McCall Smith will be on Long Island for a visit to Book Revue where he will discuss and read from his new book, MY ITALIAN BULLDOZER. http://bookrevue.com/AlexanderMcCallSmith.htm 

Alexander McCall Smith Returns to Mobile, Alabama (US)

Date: 11 May 2017
Venue: Page and Palette, 32 S Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532
Time: 6.00pm

Mobile is referred to in more than one Alexander McCall Smith novel and he returns this spring for a visit to his beloved Page & Palette to discuss his new book, MY ITALIAN BULLDOZER. Alexander has said of Alabama: “A very pretty part of the world, I thought. And I love Mobile, with its oak […]