Two Boys Kissing
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
Date: August 2013
Duration: 6 hours 17 minutes
You have to read this. Rainbow Rowell, bestselling author ofEleanor & Park In his follow-up to ttheNew York Timesbestselling author ofEvery Day,andDavid Levithan, coauthor of bestsellers Will Grayson, Will Grayson(with John Green) andNick & Norah's Infinite Playlist (with Rachel Cohn),crafts a novel that theLos Angeles Timescalls 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 Kissingfollows 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. Named to the National Book Award Longlist A Lambda Literary Award Winner A Stonewall Honor Book An intriguing, complex narrative with an unusual point of view…[and] a quality of retrospection that is rare (and refreshing) in YA literature. The Washington PostFrom the Hardcover edition.