Alexander McCall Smith at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Monday, 15 August 2016 20:15

EDINBURGH’S MOST ELOQUENT

Alexander McCall Smith is a cornerstone of Edinburgh literary life and a global publishing sensation. Today he gives a sneak preview of a new No 1 Ladies title, Precious and Grace, launches the latest volume in 44 Scotland Street, the world’s longest running serial novel, and offers up an hilarious standalone novel – My Italian Bulldozer. Irresistibly entertaining, McCall Smith is a jewel in the Book Festival’s crown.

Event sponsored by Savills.

Alexander McCall Smith at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 18:45

EDINBURGH’S MOST ELOQUENT

*SOLD OUT*

Alexander McCall Smith is a cornerstone of Edinburgh literary life and a global publishing sensation. Today he gives a sneak preview of a new No 1 Ladies title, Precious and Grace, launches the latest volume in 44 Scotland Street, the world’s longest running serial novel, and offers up an hilarious standalone novel – My Italian Bulldozer. Irresistibly entertaining, McCall Smith is a jewel in the Book Festival’s crown.

Event sponsored by Scott-Moncrieff.

Alexander McCall Smith at Write On Kew Literary Festival

Sunday, 25 September 2016 16:00

An afternoon with Alexander McCall Smith is an experience of sheer delight. Join the worldwide best-selling author as he discusses little Bertie and the cast of 44 Scotland Street in The Bertie Project. Find out what's new with Mma Ramostwse in the seventeenth No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency novel, Precious & Grace, and savour the taste of Tuscany in a new stand-alone novel, My Italian Bulldozer, plus hear about a new adventure series for children.

An evening with Alexander McCall Smith at Daunt Books

Monday, 26 September 2016 19:00

An evening with Alexander McCall Smith is an experience of sheer delight. Join the worldwide best-selling author as he discusses little Bertie and the cast of 44 Scotland Street in The Bertie Project. Find out what's new with Mma Ramostwse in the seventeenth No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency novel, Precious & Grace, and savour the taste of Tuscany in a new stand-alone novel, My Italian Bulldozer, plus hear about a new adventure series for children.

Literary Lunch with Alexander McCall Smith hosted by Brendon Books

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 11:30

Join the worldwide best-selling author as he discusses little Bertie and the cast of 44 Scotland Street in The Bertie Project. Find out what is new with Mma Ramostwse in the seventeenth No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency novel, Precious & Grace, and savour the taste of Tuscany in a new stand alone novel, My Italian Bulldozer. Plus, hear all about a new children's book series. An event not to be missed.

An evening with Alexander McCall Smith hosted by Booka Bookshop

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 19:30

Join us for an evening of sheer delight as Alexander McCall Smith talks about his latest novels including, Precious and Grace, The Bertie Project, My Italian Bulldozer and The Sands of Shark Island.

Alexander McCall Smith is one of the World’s most prolific and most popular authors, renowned for both his stand alone novels and his bestselling series including The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, 44 Scotland Street, The Sunday Philosophy Club, Corduroy Mansions and The School Ship Tobermory. A truly gifted storyteller with an unstoppable imagination his creative plot lines follow the lives of colourful characters laced with quirky humour dispatching gentle wisdom along the way.

We are delighted to be welcoming one of the world’s best loved authors to Oswestry and can’t wait to catch up with Precious Ramotswe and Bertie & Co. This is an event not to be missed!

Journey to the heart of Botswana with Alexander McCall Smith

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Be part of the wild savannah at Belmond Savute Elephant Camp. Explore lush delta waterways at Belmond Eagle Island Lodge. Marvel at the dramatic, sweeping floodplains around Belmond Khwai River Lodge. All three perfectly capture the untamed romance of Botswana.

Mr McCall Smith accompanies you throughout your stay. Based at Belmond Eagle Island Lodge while writing his early novels, he has a wealth of stories to share and a profound love for the region.

Includes:

  • Six nights luxury accommodation (two nights each at Belmond Eagle Island Lodge, Belmond Khwai River Lodge and Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge)
  • Welcome gift
  • Donation to local village
  • Scheduled inter-camp light aircraft flights
  • Laundry service
  • All meals and drinks (excluding imported champagne, VSOP spirits and South African Reserve wines)
  • Two daily game viewing activities
  • National park fees
  • Emergency insurance

Please note:

This journey takes place 10–16 November 2016


N.B. Always remember to check with the venue that the event is definitely going ahead before you travel. Events sometimes have to be cancelled or altered at the very last minute.

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