Hay Festival of Literature includes appearances by Magnus Mills, David Guterson, FW de Klerk, Paul Auster, Edna O'Brien, Raffaella Barker, Ian McEwan, Gitta Sereny, AL Kennedy, Andrew Miller, Barbara Trapido and Tom Wolfe. To Sun 6 June. 01497 821299.
Paul Auster gives a reading on Wed 2, Purcell Room, RFH, SE1. pounds 6.50/pounds 4. 0171 960 4242.
Michael Donaghy and Paul Farley read their poetry on Sun 6 June at Sutton House, E9, 6pm. pounds 5/pounds 4. 0181 986 2264.
Iain Sinclair discusses his book Rodinksy's Room on Thurs 3, Camden Waterstone's, NW1. pounds 2. 0171 284 4948.
Ways With Words Literature Festival includes events by Esther Freud, John Mortimer, Barbara Trapido, Libby Purves, Kate Adie, Malcolm Bradbury, Andrew Davies and Julia Blackburn. Thurs 3 to Sun 6 June. Tickets pounds 6.50 each. 01803 867373.