Author Alexander McCall Smith to speak on Oct. 10

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Alexander McCall Smith

Author of acclaimed No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency to speak in downtown Indy

Alexander McCall Smith, British best-selling author and Emeritus Professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh, will speak at the Indianapolis Public Library – Central Library on Monday, October 10, at 7:30 p.m., as part of UIndy’s University Series and Sutphin Lectureship.

McCall Smith has written more than 100 books, including specialist academic titles, short story collections, and a number of immensely popular children’s books. But he is best known for his internationally acclaimed No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, which rapidly rose to the top of bestseller lists throughout the world.

This event is free and open to the public. Online registration is requested.

Alexander McCall Smith’s appearance, included in the University Series and in partnership with the Indianapolis Public Library, is underwritten by the Sutphin Lectures in the Humanities, endowed in memory of Samuel B. Sutphin by his sons Dudley V. and Samuel Reid Sutphin. The Sutphin Lectures bring scholars of distinction to our campus community for the benefit of students and the broader community.