Book Tag

Wednesday, March 5, 2008 by Audrey
Find the book closest to you with at least 123 pages.
Turn to page 123.
Find the fifth sentence.
Post the next 3 sentences.
Tag 5 people.

"At first he wrote sometimes to tell me how you were, then he stopped writing."
"It doesn't matter," the young man said. His face, thin from illness, was covered with very fine drips of sweat, making his cheeks and forehead look silvery, as if oiled."

The Dispossessed, Ursula Le Guin.

I tag...Janie! And Jeremy! and Em! Who else reads my blog? I think that's it. :)

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Janie said...

The craving for deeper satisfaction, wrote E. B. Weiss, would lead inevitably to accelerated lifestyle experimentation, something admen--and businessmen generally--were anxious to encourage rather than to suppress.

"[I]n 1971 these youngsters spent more on travel than the entire generation spent on travel ten years ago. They spend more on stereo than their parents spent on phonographs."

taken from "The Conquest of Cool: Business Culture, Counterculture, and the Rise of Hip Consumerism" by Thomas Frank

It's for one of my classes, which focuses on the Beatles and their impact on American pop culture. Pretty sweet, huh?