From King Princess to Bach: 'Call Me by Your Name' Author Andre Aciman Drops Sequel Hints in New Playlist

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Armie Hammer as Oliver and Timothée Chalamet as Elio in Call Me By Your Name. 

On Tuesday, author Andre Aciman will release Find Me, the hotly anticipated sequel to the writer's 2007 smash-success novel Call Me by Your Name. But even just one day ahead of the book's release, Aciman is still teasing fans. 

On Monday (Oct. 28), Aciman released an official playlist for his new novel, with musical selections ranging all the way from Johann Sebastian Bach to King Princess. But the new collection of singles may be more than just that: According to a press release, the new playlist also contains "exclusive hints and teasers of what to expect from the new book."

In an exclusive statement to Billboard, Aciman didn't reveal any of the potential spoilers, but instead expanded on how he went about choosing the songs for the playlist. "There was a piece, by Bach that Elio played, something on the piano, something on the guitar as well. Those, I had suggested in the book itself," he says. "Another piece by Bach that he plays, I never suggested, but I was happy to hear it. So, the mix was actually perfect because it captures the long tradition [of classical music in the family].”

To go searching for clues, check out the full new Spotify playlist from Andre Aciman below. Find Me hits bookstores everywhere on Oct. 29. 


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