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Here's a look at what's buzzing in the book world today:

Going up: John Lefevre's controversial book Straight to Hell: True Tales of Deviance, Debauchery, and Billion-Dollar Deals is getting a second life. Grove Atlantic says it will publish the book behind the Twitter account@GSElevator in November. The account claims to document conversations overheard in the Goldman Sachs elevators. But Touchstone, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, dropped the title after it came to light that Lefevre works at Citigroup, not Goldman Sachs.

New Tolkien: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has acquired U.S. rights to publish Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary by J.R.R. Tolkien on May 22. It's a previously unseen work, edited by Christopher Tolkien, who said in a statement: "A translation of Beowulf was completed by J.R.R. Tolkien before he became professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford. He returned to it only for hasty and cursory correction in later years, yet much light would be shed on this translation in his University lectures that were expressly devoted to the text, and from them a commentary has been devised for this book."

New USA TODAY review: In You Should Have Known, a Manhattan marriage counselor is bitten by her own advice when her missing husband is accused of murder. In a **½ review (out of four), USA TODAY's Bob Minzesheimer says that Jean Hanff Korelitz "is a smart and graceful writer. But she fails to build much suspense."

Lupita's next move?: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is about the hottest thing in publishing right now. Her novel Americanah just won the National Book Critics Circle award, and a movie based on her novel Half of a Yellow Sun starring Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) is due this summer. Now there are rumors tying Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o to Americanah. In an interview with NPR, Adichie says: "I can't confirm but I admire Lupita very much and she is probably going to option Americanah. ... I don't know what's going to happen, whether it's going to be a film or a TV series or whether it's even going to happen, because you know, these things take forever."

Like, really?: The Huffington Post offers up a list of "The 10 Most Annoying Teenagers From Books." Yes, Holden Caulfield is No. 1, but there are some amusing choices including Bella Swan, Harry Potter and Romeo and Juliet.

And the nominees are: The shortlist for the 28th Arthur C. Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the year 2014 has been announced. The nominees: God's War by Kameron Hurley (Del Rey); Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie (Orbit); The Disestablishment of Paradise by Phillip Mann (Gollancz); Nexus by Ramez Naam (Angry Robot); The Adjacent by Christopher Priest (Gollancz); and The Machine by James Smythe (Blue Door). The winner will be announced May 1 in London.

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