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Philosophical whodunit offers food for thought

...reader will come across. "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency," the book that introduced many readers to author Alexander McCall Smith, is totally charming, as warm as Botswana, where it's set. Precious Ramotswe, the chief character in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/21/art_435070.shtml
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Heroine's debut is a winner

...of 1929, as Maisie opens an office for "trade and personal investigations" in London. The reader familiar with Alexander McCall Smith's The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, in which a woman named Precious Ramotswe opens a detective bureau...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/03/art_384216.shtml
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Best sellers

...BY DAN BROWN. (ATRIA) 7. THE LAST JUROR, BY JOHN GRISHAM. (DOUBLEDAY) 8. THE FULL CUPBOARD OF LIFE, BY ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH. (PANTHEON) 9. BERGDORF BLONDES, BY PLUM SYKES. (MIRAMAX) 10. CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET? BY SOPHIE KINSELLA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/02/art_414207.shtml
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Book bestsellers

...Little, Brown) 8. "Tea Time for the Traditionally Built: The New No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Novel" by Alexander McCall Smith (Pantheon) 9. "Lover Avenged" by J.R. Ward (NAL Hardcover) 10. "Assegai" by Wilbur Smith (Thomas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/24/liv_524938.shtml
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Best sellers

...11. The Five People You Meet in Heaven, by Mitch Albom (Hyperion) 12. In the Company of Cheerful Ladies, by Alexander McCall Smith (Pantheon) 13. Marker, by Robin Cook (Putnam) HARDCOVER NONFICTION 1. 1776, BY DAVID MCCULLOUGH (SIMON...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/12/art_455724.shtml
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Bestselling books

...NAL Hardcover) 8. "Tea Time for the Traditionally Built: The New No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Novel" by Alexander McCall Smith (Pantheon) 9. "The Host" by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown) 10. "The Legend of Sigurd & Gudrun...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/17/liv_524134.shtml
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Bestselling books

...Dutton Adult) 11. "Tea Time for the Traditionally Built: The New No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Novel" by Alexander McCall Smith (Pantheon) 12. "Just Take My Heart" by Mary Higgins Clark (Simon & Schuster) 13. "Lover Avenged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/31/liv_525812.shtml
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Detective writer makes history by publishing book in a daily newspaper

...Welcome to "44 Scotland Street," the latest work by Alexander McCall Smith, one of detective fiction's hottest authors...teenage girls seem to have a thing for Bruce. "Alexander McCall Smith has taken note of this and he has now written...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/29/art_406198.shtml
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Best seller list

...Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman, by Elizabeth Buchan. (Penguin) 13. The No. (1 Ladies' Detective Agency, by Alexander McCall Smith. (Anchor) 14. Reading Lolita in Tehran, by Azar Nafisi. (Random House) 15. What to Expect When You're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/08/art_403825.shtml
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Best seller list

...Better Body, Life, and Spirit, by Andrew Weil, Rosie Daley (Knopf) 9. The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, by Alexander McCall Smith 10. What Should I Do with My Life?, by Po Bronson (Random House) 11. Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/25/art_402208.shtml
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