Events

Rossiter Books, Monmouth (UK)

Date: 5 October 2017
Time: 19.00

Alexander McCall Smith at Rossiter Books Join one of the world’s most prolific and best-loved authors as he discusses his latest books: the eagerly anticipated new Isabel Dalhousie novel, A Distant View of Everything;Who Built Scotland  – a new history of Scotland told through its places; and of course, no event would be complete without finding out […]

Alexander McCall Smith in Bedford (UK)

Date: 4 October 2017
Venue: Bedford Modern School
Time: 19.00

Join Alexander McCall Smith at Bedford Modern School, organised by the Bedford Writing Competition. An evening of warmth and laughter is planned with the much-loved author and global bestseller Alexander McCall Smith, creator of The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency and the 44 Scotland Street series of books. The evening will comprise: Prosecco and canapés reception at 6.30 p.m […]

Village Books, Dulwich (UK)

Date: 3 October 2017
Time: 19.30

An evening with Alexander McCall Smith is an evening of sheer delight. Join the worldwide bestselling author in association with Village Books in Dulwich as he discusses his latest books. Full details TBA http://village-books.co.uk/events/

Daunt Books for Travellers (UK)

Date: 2 October 2017
Venue: Daunt Books, Marylebone
Time: 19.00

An evening with Alexander McCall Smith is an evening of sheer delight. Join the worldwide bestselling author in association with Daunt Books for Travellers in London as he discusses his latest books. Full details TBA https://www.dauntbooks.co.uk/events/  Daunt Books for Travellers was founded in 1990 by James Daunt in the beautiful Edwardian premises at 83 Marylebone High […]

Jersey Festival of Words (UK)

Date: 30 September 2017
Venue: Jersey Opera House
Time: 20.00

Jersey Festival of Words is a five-day literary festival, featuring visiting and local writers, poets and performers events, a schools programme, writing workshops, competitions and more. This year, they will be welcoming Professor Richard Dawkins, Dame Jenni Murray and Alexander McCall Smith to Jersey. Also featuring will be acclaimed novelists John Boyne and Stef Penney plus Grazia agony aunt and […]

Edinburgh International Book Festival (Event 4 of 4) (UK)

Date: 20 August 2017
Venue: Baillie Gifford Main Theatre
Time: 18.45

Join Alexander at one of four events at the Edinburgh International Book Festival (event 4 of 4), 2017. How best to tell the story of Scotland’s history? A good way would be to do what Historic Environment Scotland have done – assemble five of our finest authors to write about the 25 buildings that have shaped […]

Edinburgh International Book Festival (Event 3 of 4) (UK)

Date: 19 August 2017
Venue: Baillie Gifford Main Theatre
Time: 17.00

Join Alexander at the Edinburgh International Book Festival (event 3 of 4). Bliss on Colonsay, plastic surgery in Edinburgh, strange encounters in Botswana, and pirates in the Caribbean have all contributed to Alexander McCall Smith receiving the Medal of Honour for Achievements in Literature from the Arts Club of New York – encounter them all […]

Edinburgh International Book Festival (Event 2 of 4) (UK)

Date: 17 August 2017
Venue: Baillie Gifford Main Theatre
Time: 18.45

Join Alexander on home ground at the Edinburgh International Book Festival (event 2 of 4). An hour of mischief, music and laughter as the prolific Alexander McCall Smith discusses the latest happenings of all our favourite characters—Mma Ramotswe, Isabel Dalhousie, the inhabitants of Scotland Street and the delightful, intelligent and appealing characters from his standalone […]

Edinburgh International Book Festival (Event 1 of 4) (UK)

Date: 15 August 2017
Venue: Baillie Gifford Main Theatre
Time: 13.30

Join Alexander McCall Smith on home ground at the Edinburgh International Book Festival (event 1 of 4). As well as being one of world’s bestselling and best-loved writers (he just won Medal of Honour for Achievements in Literature from the Arts Club of New York), Alexander McCall Smith has one of the most infectious giggles […]

Alexander McCall Smith in Tetbury (UK)

Date: 27 July 2017
Venue: Tetbury Goods Shed, Gumstool Hill, Tetbury, GL8 8DG
Time: 7.00pm

An evening with Alexander McCall Smith is an evening of sheer delight. Join the worldwide bestselling author in association with the Yellow-Lighted Bookshop as he discusses his latest books. 

A Visit with Alexander McCall Smith in Austin, TX (US)

Date: 13 May 2017
Venue: Book People, 603 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
Time: 6.00pm

Join Alexander McCall Smith on a visit to Austin, Texas. In a delightfully cheery evening event, he will discuss his new novel, My Italian Bulldozer and much more. http://www.bookpeople.com/ From the Book People website: ‘BookPeople has been the leading independent bookstore in Texas since 1970. Located in the heart of downtown, BookPeople has been voted best bookstore […]

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

Join Alexander McCall Smith in a Page and Palette event in Mobile. 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 […]