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A maker of beautiful books—Stephanie Wolfe Murray

Date Published: 26th August 2017

Stephanie Wolfe Murray, founder of the Scotland-based publishing house—Canongate, died on 24 June 2017. She was both friend and inspiration. A memorial event was held at Edinburgh International Book Festival for which Alexander McCall Smith wrote the following poem. He shared the stage with fellow writers Tom Pow, Mairi Hedderwick and Alasdair Gray and many from […]

Wisdom to share from Isabel Dalhousie

Date Published: 13th July 2017

Words of Wisdom to share from the latest Isabel Dalhousie book, A Distant View of Everything.

Alexander McCall Smith scoops major Award

Date Published: 10th May 2017

Alexander McCall Smith — writer and creator of The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency — has received a major award, (9 May 2017). The President, The Board of Governors, and The Literary Arts Committee of  The National Arts Club of America presented The Medal of Honor for Achievement in Literature to Alexander McCall Smith at an Award Ceremony last […]

Events

Toronto Public Library event with Alexander McCall Smith, Toronto (CAN)

Date: 6 November 2017
Venue: Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto
Time: 7.00pm

Alexander McCall Smith returns to the Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library where he will discuss his new novel, THE HOUSE OF UNEXPECTED SISTERS, and much more. This is a free yet ticketed event. www.torontopubliclibrary.ca and https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/star-talks-alexander-mccall-smith-tickets-36560190514

An evening with Alexander McCall Smith in Oakville, Ontario (CAN)

Date: 7 November 2017
Venue: Atrium, Oakville Town Hall, 1225 Trafalgar Road, Oakville
Time: 7.00pm

The Oakville Centre, Oakville Public Library and A Different Drummer Books present an evening with Alexander McCall Smith in Oakville, Ontario Date: 7 November 2017 Time: 7:00 PM Venue: Alexander McCall Smith returns to Oakville where he will discuss his new novel, THE HOUSE OF UNEXPECTED SISTERS, and much more. This is a ticketed event. […]

Halifax Public Library event with Alexander McCall Smith in Halifax, Nova Scotia (CAN)

Date: 8 November 2017
Venue: Paul O'Regan Hall at the Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road in Halifax
Time: 6.30pm

Alexander McCall Smith returns after over 10 years to Halifax where he will discuss his new novel, THE HOUSE OF UNEXPECTED SISTERS, and much more. www.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca and http://www.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca/programs.html?ids=71892&d=1