Edinburgh Napier Talks… Alexander McCall Smith

  10 Dec '19   |  Posted by: Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University has a new podcast series that showcases the work, people and services going on within the university while discussing the hottest of topics from the wild to the wonderful.

In the first episode of this series, host Ross Burns has a chat with honorary graduate and internationally celebrated author of The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and many more, Alexander McCall Smith.

The famous wordsmith talks about his love of Edinburgh and how he manages to find his inspiration on the streets of this “intriguing” city. He also gives his personal thoughts on the biggest arts festival in the world, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and describes what it is like to live on the notorious “Writer’s Block” in Edinburgh alongside Rebus author, Ian Rankin and Harry Potter author, Jo/JK Rowling.

The full direct links are below, or people can search for ‘Edinburgh Napier Talks’ on their podcast server

Sit back, turn up the volume and enjoy!

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