Download 'Blue Boy' for Free @ Amazon

Starting tonight at midnight, Rakesh Satyal author of Blue Boy, is making his Lambda Award winning novel available for free Kindle download all day October 6, 2010. Satyal’s decision to give away his book for free is motivated by the 6 recent suicides of LGBT teens. “I always tell people that I wrote the book… read more

Rakesh Satyal Goes Gaga @ Lambda Literary Awards

In lieu of a traditional acceptance speech, author, Rakesh Satyal, sang his thanks to the tune of Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance.” Rakesh’s novel, Blue Boy, won the Gay Debut Fiction Award at the the 22nd Annual Lambda Literary Awards in New York City on May 27, 2010. Read a review of Blue Boy here. ——… read more

'Blue Boy' by Rakesh Satyal

Lambda Award Winner Many gay coming of age stories, in fiction and in real life, share some common elements: the lonely protagonist who feels isolated and misunderstood, a disapproving father, a doting but bewildered mother, and a mob of cruel, taunting peers. Often there are many humiliating experiences, awkward attempts at friendship, budding sexuality, a… read more