Each week, Freda’s Voice holds The Friday 56, a booking meme. This is our first week to join, and it looks like a lot of fun. Essentially, you just grab a book, turn to page 56, post a sentence or a few sentences, and then join the link-up.
I’ve decided I’m going to always use these for books that I’m reading.First up is Twee: The Gentle Revolution in Music, Books, Television, Fashion, and Film by Marc Spitz.
“For all the genius of his music, (Buddy) Holly’s greatest contribution may have been his style. He was the first hip nerd, riding motorcycles and, sartorially, inventing ‘geek chic’ almost singlehandedly with his bow ties, slim suits, horn-rimmed glasses, neat hair, and toothy, eager smile.”
(Parentheses mine, added for clarification.)