Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

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samizdat

The point of writing in the face of the problem was the point of samizdat, readers and writers meeting secretly all across the Soviet Union to share forbidden books

—p.273 On Becoming an American Writer (251) by Alexander Chee
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palinode

Edinburgh is a palinode. The gods, offended by a speech, require the speaker to make another, its opposite.

—p.233 The Guardians (221) by Alexander Chee
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Klieg light

The many landmarks were outlined at night by their lit windows, as if in klieg lights

—p.221 The Guardians (221) by Alexander Chee
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panegyric

the first thing I did with my money was part rebellion, part panegyric

—p.176 Inheritance (172) by Alexander Chee
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palimpsest

Most gardens are palimpsests of previous gardens

—p.154 The Rosary (146) by Alexander Chee
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charnel

Fort Doom was a charnel house.

—p.298 The Masque of the Red Death (245) by Cory Doctorow
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aegis

Artists will admit their complicity with the market. But they often do so under the aegis of sleek facades that turn in on themselves

—p.188 On Hito Steyerl (185) by n+1
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apostate

Capital in the Twenty-First Century is the discipline's most lauded, yet apostate, progeny

—p.173 On recent film (153) by A S Hamrah
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metonymy

I had become a metonym for a person.

—p.143 Some of the People, All of the Time (123) by n+1
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lustration

His plan was to forget the past and move on - no lustration, no looking for scapegoats

—p.73 Something Fishy About Smolensk (71) by n+1
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tabula rasa

Could we begin our conversation over again, at a tabula rasa of black creative freedom

—p.47 Notes on Trap (25) by n+1
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louche

The boundaries he pushes are only partly for our benefit; his chameleon love affair with the frisson of the louche

—p.43 Notes on Trap (25) by n+1
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chiasmus

An attitude might be expressed with just a shift in emphasis, a teasing chiasmus: “Raindrop, drop top” (“Bad and Boujee”).

—p.38 Notes on Trap (25) by n+1
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frisson

the cold frisson of Franklin morbidly displacing the erotic potential of sexual attraction

—p.28 Notes on Trap (25) by n+1
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master signifier

a master signifier in falling bills, floating, liquid, pouring down on bitches in the proverbial rain

—p.27 Notes on Trap (25) by n+1
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proleptic

the signature prolepsis in Garcia Marquez's first sentence

—p.18 Bad Atrocity Writing (12) by n+1
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soteriological

The central arguments around DACA were soteriological

—p.9 Society as Checkpoint (7) by n+1
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ineluctable

ineluctable conjunctions of the present and the past

—p.83 The Ledger (67) by n+1, n+1
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Oulipian

The tweet is a literary form of Oulipian arbitrariness

—p.15 Please RT (13) by n+1, n+1
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parochial

The inclusive vision that once drove the labor movement has given way to a guild mentality, at times also among unions, that is smug and parochial.

—p.5 Death by Degrees (1) by n+1, n+1
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epigone

the cause remained a minority passion, exorbitant, needless, a nursery for epigones

—p.53 Critical Revolutions (39) by Francis Mulhern
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jejune

McCarthy's necronautical games seem the more jejune

—p.180 On Tom McCarthy (169) missing author
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palimpsest

a palimpsest of texts

—p.177 On Tom McCarthy (169) missing author
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