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Elena Ferrante and Alice Oseman Among Authors Competing in Eurovision Book Contest: Today in Books

Taylor Swift Isn’t Writing a Memoir, but BTS Is

Sorry, Swifties. Taylor Swift isn’t publishing a memoir this summer, but BTS is! The book previously listed as “4C Untitled Flatiron Nonfiction Summer 2023” has now been given a title: Beyond the Story: 10-Year Record of BTS, written by K-pop superstars BTS. The band — RM, Jin, V, J-Hope, Suga, Jimin and Jungkook — wrote the book with journalist Myeongseok Kang. The book will publish on July 9 from Flatiron Books.

Morgan Jerkins to be a Guest Lecturer at Princeton

Morgan Jerkins — author of This Will Be My Undoing and Caul Babywill be a lecturer in Princeton’s creative writing department for the 2023-2024 academic year. Jerkins tweeted the news on May 11, writing, “I’m so excited and thankful and honored that I don’t know what to do with myself.”

Elena Ferrante and Marian Keyes Among Authors Competing in Eurovision Book Contest

Elena Ferrante, Alice Oseman, Marian Keyes, and Javier Marias have all been chosen to represent their countries in the first-ever Eurovision book contest. The book contest is a special project from the Eurovision song contest in partnership with the Hay Festival, marking the UK’s hosting of the annual music event on behalf of Ukraine. Hay will host a special event on June 2 to allow audience members to discuss each nominated work and an overall winner will be chosen.

11 Terrifying Works of Horror by AAPI Authors

These works of horror from AAPI Authors, ranging from novels to short story collections, will scare you good.