Prairie Lights Presents: Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith and book cover
November 12, 2018 - 7:00pm
First United Methodist Church

Prairie Lights Presents Alexander McCall Smith at the First United Methodist Church, 214 E. Jefferson St, Iowa City.

To obtain a ticket to the event, purchase a copy of the McCall's new book, The Colors of All the Cattle ($25.95) in person or by phone from Prairie Lights Bookstore (tickets not available online).  CALL PRAIRIE LIGHTS (319) 337-2681 or visit Prairie Lights at 15 S. Dubuque Street, Iowa City.

Please join us for the evening to enjoy the genuine warmth, eloquence, and wit of one of the most charming and prolific writers alive. Beloved author Alexander McCall Smith will visit Iowa City to talk about his new book, take questions from the audience, sign copies of his books, and meet his readers. Alexander McCall Smith is the author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency novels, the Isabel Dalhousie Series, the Portuguese Irregular Verbs series, and the 44 Scotland Street series. He is professor emeritus of medical law at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and has served on many national and international bodies concerned with bioethics. He was born in what is now known as Zimbabwe and he was a law professor at the University of Botswana. He lives in Scotland.

Call 319-337-2681 or stop in to Prairie Lights (sorry, tickets not available online). One book per ticket, The Colors of All the Cattle ($25.95) will be released Nov 6th and can be picked up at Prairie Lights on or after that date, or at the event.

The event will last approximately an hour to an hour and fifteen minutes, followed by a signing. The author will be happy to pose for photos.

“A life without stories would be no life at all. And stories bound us, did they not, one to another, the living to the dead, people to animals, people to the land?” — Alexander McCall Smith, In the Company of Cheerful Ladies