News & Events

Barnes and Noble Upper East Side Welcomes Back Precious Ramotswe (New York City, NY, USA)

Date: 23 October 2019
Venue: Barnes and Noble Upper East Side, 150 East 86th Street, New York
Time: 7.00pm

Alexander McCall Smith visits B+N UES to discuss Mma Ramotswe’s latest adventures in the 20th volume of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, TO THE LAND OF LONG LOST FRIENDS.   https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/event/9780062059428-0

Library of Congress Welcomes Alexander McCall Smith (Washington, DC, USA)

Date: 24 October 2019
Venue: Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC 20540
Time: 7.00pm

Alexander McCall Smith and Precious Ramotswe visit the U.S. capitol with a visit to the Library of Congress. McCall Smith will be discussing Mma Ramotswe’s latest adventures in the new volume of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, TO THE LAND OF LONG LOST FRIENDS.https://www.loc.gov/item/event-397815/national-book-festival-presents-alexander-mccall-smith/2019-10-24/  

Texas Book Festival (Austin, TX, USA)

Date: 26 October 2019
Venue: House Chamber, State Capitol
Time: 11.45am

Known for his warmth, wit, and signature style, Alexander McCall Smith is a beloved internationally bestselling author. A new installment in The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series is a major event and we’re honored that McCall Smith will join us here in Texas to share To the Land of Long Lost Friends. Precious Ramotswe takes […]

Visit to the Arizona Desert (Tempe, AZ, USA)

Date: 28 October 2019
Venue: Changing Hands Bookstore, 6428 S McClintock Dr, Tempe, AZ 85283
Time: 7.00pm

An event with McCall Smith at the illustrious Arizona bookstore Changing Hands. He will be discussing his latest book TO THE LAND OF LONG LOST FRIENDS and other titles. Tickets not yet on sale. www.changinghands.com

Salt Lake City Appearance (Salt Lake City, UT, USA)

Date: 29 October 2019
Venue: King's English Bookshop, 1511 S 1500 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Time: 7.00pm

Alexander McCall Smith will read from, discuss, and sign his latest installment in the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, To the Land of Long Lost Friends. In the latest book in the widely beloved No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe takes on a case for a childhood acquaintance and finds that family relationships are always […]

Wordfest Welcomes Alexander McCall Smith (Calgary, Alberta, CANADA)

Date: 30 October 2019
Venue: Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall, Central Library, 800 3 Street SE, Calgary, AB
Time: 7.00pm

Alexander McCall Smith and Precious Ramotswe return to Calgary, Alberta. McCall Smith will be discussing Mma Ramotswe’s latest adventures in the new volume of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, TO THE LAND OF LONG LOST FRIENDS.   Wordfest Presents Alexander McCall Smith (To the Land of Long Lost Friends)  

Winnipeg Visit (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)

Date: 31 October 2019
Venue: McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, MB
Time: 7.00pm

In the twentieth book in the widely beloved No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe takes on a case for a childhood acquaintance but her inquiries will require an even more delicate touch than usual. Alexander McCall Smithreturns to Winnipeg this Halloween evening to discuss and sign this book which also marks the twentieth anniversary […]

Alexander McCall Smith visits Kansas (Wichita, KS, USA)

Date: 1 November 2019
Venue: Watermark Books at Grace Presbyterian Church, 5002 E. Douglas, Wichita, KS 67218
Time: 7.00pm

Watermark Books & Café will host Alexander McCall Smith for an author presentation and signing of To the Land of Long Lost Friends (A Ladies’ Detective Agency Mystery) on Friday, Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m. at Grace Presbyterian, 5002 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67208. Tickets and information here: https://www.watermarkbooks.com/event/alexander-mccall-smith

Magic City Visit (Tulsa, OK, USA)

Date: 3 November 2019
Venue: Magic City Books, 221 E Archer St, Tulsa, OK 74103
Time: 7.00pm

McCall Smith visits Tulsa to discuss 20 books and many adventures with the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency. Tickets not yet available. https://www.magiccitybooks.com/

Laura Bush Book Club picks TO THE LAND OF LONG LOST FRIENDS (Dallas, TX, USA)

Date: 4 November 2019
Venue: George W. Bush Presidential Library, 2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75205
Time: 6.30pm

Join Alexander McCall Smith, author of the best-selling The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, for the first Laura Bush Book Club event. Meredith Land of NBC 5 will moderate a discussion on the first book in the series, which tells the story of the delightfully cunning and enormously engaging Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s leading, and only, female private detective. If […]