(From The Guardian)
Knutsford Literary Festival
Pete McCarthy relives adventures from his comic travel book, The Road to McCarthy , at 8pm at the Civic Centre, Toft Road. Tickets are pounds 8. Tomorrow Gervase Phinn, "the James Herriot of schools", reminisces about life as a school inspector in the Yorkshire Dales, and on Monday local authors Erica James and Adele Geras discuss writing. Call 01565 632611.
Monday October 7
A bilingual reading to launch the English translation of the German author's novel, The Adventures of a Bed Salesman ; novelist Tibor Fischer also appears. 7pm, …