From the 2005 best selling novel The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (original title in Swedish: Män som hatar kvinnor – "Men Who Hate Women") by Swedish author and journalist Stieg Larsson.
Protagonist Mikael Blomkvist's old college band
"During his prep school days he studied music and played bass in a rock band named Bootstrap, which actually put out a single that was played on the radio in the summer of 1979." pg. 42 of the Alfred A. Knopf 2008 Reg Keeland translation, hardback.