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Alexander McCall Smith

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Alexander McCall Smith's Biography

Alexander (R.A.A.) "Sandy" McCall Smith, CBE, FRSE, (born 24 August 1948) is a Rhodesian-born Scottish writer and Emeritus Professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh. In the late 20th century, McCall Smith became a respected expert on medical law and bioethics and served on British and international committees concerned with these issues. He has since become internationally known as a writer of fiction. He is most widely known as the creator of the The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series.

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"Okavango MacBeth" is Botswana's first ever opera
Actors perform the "Okavango MacBeth" by author Alexander McCall Smith, who has given Shakespeare's Macbeth an African twist blending wildlife and intrigue in Botswana's first ever opera, staged in a restored garage in the capital.
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  • INTERVIEW: Bookforum talks with Phyllis Rose

      News Source: Bookforum | 1 month ago
    The enterprise, which Rose refers to as adventures in extreme reading, led her to read authors good and bad, well-known and forgotten. The boundaries of the project, in fact, led Rose to unpredictable places: I would read my way into the unknowninto
  • Auckland Writers Festival: Our recommendations

      News Source: New Zealand Herald | 3 months ago
    Ticket sales for this year's Auckland Writers Festival , which opens tonight with a True Stories gala event, are heading towards a record 40,000 mark. Some sessions, like Eleanor Catton on Saturday, have completely sold out the 2,115-seat ASB Theatre
  • Capacity crowds at Dunedin Writers Festival (Fuseworks)

      News Source: Xtra News | 3 months ago
    Max 19° Min 10° Capacity crowds at Dunedin Writers Festival Amie Richardson, Fuseworks May 11, 2014, 5:39 pm Sell-out crowds enjoyed multi genre events and a stellar line up of international and New Zealand authors, including Alexander McCall Smith,

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