A 2014 Lambda Literary Award Winner
A 2014 Stonewall Honor Book
Named to the 2013 National Book Award Longlist
""You have to read this." "
- Rainbow Rowell, author of "Eleanor & Park"
In his follow-up to the "New York Times" bestselling" Every Day, " David Levithan, coauthor of bestsellers "Will Grayson, Will Grayson "and" Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist, " crafts a novel that the "Los Angeles Times" calls "open, frank, and ultimately optimistic."
Based on true events--and narrated by a Greek Chorus of the generation of gay men lost to AIDS--"Two Boys Kissing" follows Harry and Craig, two seventeen-year-olds who are about to take part in a 32-hour marathon of kissing to set a new Guinness World Record. While the two increasingly dehydrated and sleep-deprived boys are locking lips, they become a focal point in the lives of other teens dealing with universal questions of love, identity, and belonging.
"From the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
David Levithan is the critically acclaimed author of eight books for teens, many of which have appeared on ALA's Best Books for Young Adults list, including Boy Meets Boy, for which he won a Lambda Literary Award.