Oh happy day - Rahul Mehta's Quarantine won the Lambda Literary Award in Gay Debut Fiction, one of the most prestigious book prizes in the LGBT community! The Lambda Literary Foundation nurtures, celebrates and preserves LGBT literature through programs that honor excellence, promote visibility and encourage development of emerging writers.
On a related note, you might want to check out Victory, by Linda Hirshman (on sale this week). It is the story of the gay rights movement, revealing how a dedicated and resourceful minority changed America forever.
PS: Happy Friday, everyone!