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Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith was born in Zimbabwe (called Southern Rhodesia at the time) and was educated there and in Scotland. He became a law professor in Scotland, and it was in this role that he first returned to Africa to work in Botswana, where he helped to set up a new law school at the University of Botswana. He is currently Professor of ... See full bio »
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Known For

The Meerkats
The Meerkats Writer
(2008)
The Book Show
The Book Show Himself
(2010)
Bestseller
Bestseller Himself - Author
(2003)

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  The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (TV Series) (novels - 5 episodes, 2009) (novel - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2009)
- A Real Botswana Diamond (2009) ... (novels)
- Beauty and Integrity (2009) ... (novels)
- Problems in Moral Philosophy (2009) ... (novels)
- The Boy with an African Heart (2009) ... (novels)
- Poison (2009) ... (novels)
 2008 The Meerkats (Documentary) (narration)
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 2015 Mail Porter (Video documentary short)
Narrator
 2015 Mark Lawson Talks to... (TV Series)
Himself
- Alexander McCall Smith (2015) ... Himself
 2012 Revealing Mr. Maugham (Documentary)
Himself
 2005-2011 Breakfast (TV Series)
Himself / Himself - Author
- Episode dated 3 March 2011 (2011) ... Himself - Author
- Episode dated 19 March 2008 (2008) ... Himself
- Episode dated 25 October 2006 (2006) ... Himself
- Episode dated 21 October 2005 (2005) ... Himself
 2010 Efter Tio (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 14 October 2010 (2010) ... Himself
 2010 The Book Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #3.7 (2010) ... Himself
 2007 The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- W.H. Auden (2007) ... Himself
 2006 HARDtalk Extra (TV Series)
Himself
- Alexander McCall Smith (2006) ... Himself
 2006 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #3.17 (2006) ... Himself
 2005 This Week (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 20 October 2005 (2005) ... Himself
 2004 Alexander McCall Smith: Profile (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2003 Bestseller (TV Series)
Himself - Author
- Episode #10.1 (2003) ... Himself - Author

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Novel: "Espresso Tales", 2006 See more »

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1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

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Personal Quote:

Mma Ramotswe realized that her instinct had been right: this free beauty treatment came at the cost of a favour. Well, that was how the world worked, and she knew that she should not be surprised. Life was a matter of exchanges; you did things for people and they did things for you. And it had to be that way, because you started life with the assistance of the one who brought you into the world -... See more »

Trivia:

A professor of Medical Law in Edinburgh, Scotland, born and spent childhood in Zimbabwe. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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