Alexander McCall Smith at Durham Book Festival


This year sees the publication of the next book in the Isabel Dalhousie series, The Sweet Remnants of Summer, and a new No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency novel, A Song of Comfortable Chairs. Alexander will also be talking about The Exquisite Art of Getting Even, a new collection of short stories, and… The Enigma of Garlic the upcoming instalment in the much-loved 44 Scotland Street series.

Alexander’s books are international best sellers, and he has received numerous awards for his writing. His books have been translated into 46 languages. Alexander McCall Smith is Professor Emeritus of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh and holds honorary doctorates from 13 universities.

Alexander is delighted to be heading back to Durham Book Festival.


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Friday 14 Oct 2022
Gala Theatre, Durham. United Kingdom