In case you didn't know, HBO is premiering the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency mystery series this Sunday based on the books by Alexander McCall Smith. Set in Botswana where McCall Smith taught at one time, these books feature the memorable character, Precious Ramotswe, a lady of ample proportions and clever wit, who is just looking for a good man as she solves her cases. The New York Times today has a nice article about the author, his stories and the upcoming television show.
Don't wait until then to acquaint yourself with the wonderful Mma Ramotswe or any of Alexander McCall Smith's other characters. Just stop by Bernardsville Public Library to see our latest display in the new books area featuring the library's collection of McCall Smith books and book CDs. Included among these are his Scotland Street and Sunday Philosophy Club series. Please investigate.