An Evening with Alexander McCall Smith We are delighted at the return of one of Scotland’s most successful contemporary authors. Alexander McCall Smith was formerly Professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh and is now Professor Emeritus. He served as vice chairman of the Human Genetics Commission of the UK, chairman of the […]
We are delighted at the return of one of Scotland’s most successful contemporary authors.
Alexander McCall Smith was formerly Professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh and is now Professor Emeritus. He served as vice chairman of the Human Genetics Commission of the UK, chairman of the British Medical Journal Ethics Committee and was a member of the International Bioethics Commission of UNESCO.
Sandy has written more than a hundred books including specialist academic titles and children’s books. He is best known for The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency series, set in Botswana, which has been translated into 46 languages and has sold over 20 million copies worldwide. The series has been the subject of a film and TV series that has been broadcast all round the world. He is also the author of The Sunday Philosophy Series and 44 Scotland Street.
He has also written a number of standalone novels and has collaborated with Scottish composer Tom Cunningham including the Okavango Macbeth and Scotland at Night.
He holds a number of awards including 13 Honorary Doctorates from universities throughout the world. In 2007 he was made a CBE for services to literature and most recently was presented in New York with the National Arts Club of America Medal of Honour for Achievement in Literature.
Doors open at 7pm with the lecture beginning at 7:30pm prompt and will be followed by a book sale. A glass of wine (a non-alcoholic alternative will be available), is included in the price. The event will close at 9:00pm. No refunds will be made for cancellations made less than one week before the event.
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Tel: 01387 702048
Please note that no tickets will be issued for the Conversations, you will receive confirmation of your place(s) with a booking reference number via email (by telephone if you do not have access to email).
If you wish to book a meal before the lecture Neuro’s Restaurant on 01387 702500. Please quote “Crichton Conversations” when booking.
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