Share the Holidays with Alexander McCall Smith

(Rochester, New York) – Gifted storyteller and best-selling author, Alexander McCall Smith shares tales and music from Africa, Scotland, and points in between in a new one-hour holiday special. Share the Holidays with Alexander McCall Smith airs Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 12 p.m. on AM 1370. 

Alexander McCall Smith was born in what is now known as Zimbabwe and became a professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh. In the 1980's he began writing children's books and has since become one of the most prolific authors of our time with dozens of books for readers of all ages. Perhaps his best-known series is "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency." His most-recent book is "The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds", the latest in the Isabel Dalhousie mysteries.

Pictured: Alexander McCall


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