Alexander McCall Smith is one of the most beloved guests of CBC Radio's North by Northwest. The best-selling author of the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series, the Isabel Dalhousie series, the Portuguese Irregular Verbs series and the 44 Scotland Street series is a charming, delightful and hilarious man. And now you have a chance to meet him yourself! North by Northwest, Books to Cooks and Random House have created a unique contest event. Six people will win 2 tickets each to have brunch with Sandy at Books to Cooks next Saturday November 7, while Sheryl MacKay chats with him about his latest books and more.