Alexander McCall Smith is the author of over one hundred books on a wide array of subjects, including the award-winning The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. He is also the author of the Isabel Dalhousie novels and the world's longest-running serial novel, 44 Scotland Street. His books have been translated into forty-six languages. Alexander McCall Smith is Professor Emeritus of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh and holds honorary doctorates from thirteen universities.
There is no end to the pleasure that may be extracted from these books - New York Times, praise for Precious and GraceEnchanting ... An inspiration to us all ... The sweet, chuckling voice of Precious Ramotswe falls gentle on the ear.' - New York Times Book Review, praise for Precious and GraceEnchanting ... McCall Smith's blend of gentle humor and insights into human nature is irresistible - Publishers Weekly, praise for Precious and Grace