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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invidious

This, not coincidentally, is the same invidious rhetoric of superior virtue favored by the liberal’s adversary.

—p.102 The Century of Spin (92) missing author
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apothegm

Like a tumor metastasizing undetected, this is the eerie, twisted echo of Thatcher’s apothegm about the illusory nature of society.

—p.102 The Century of Spin (92) missing author
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deracination

populist rage burns through the deracinated industrial centers of the global north as liberal urbanites concentrate in increasingly isolated, privatized, and financialized city-centers

—p.100 The Century of Spin (92) missing author
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palaver

an excuse for a sex palaver

—p.96 The Century of Spin (92) missing author
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parlous

similarly parlous risk

—p.89 A Different Class (78) missing author
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elision

their hyperbolic excesses and elisions are blatantly obvious to the people whom they are professing to speak for

—p.89 A Different Class (78) missing author
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epigone

Bill Clinton, Tony Blair, Lionel Jospin, and their many epigones were, very pointedly and precisely, not the left but assumed as a matter of course that they would retain the loyalty of the traditional left

—p.85 A Different Class (78) missing author
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bathos

The right’s full-on moral panic over Ocasio-Cortez’s allegedly spurious working-class identity reached a bathetic crescendo in January

—p.82 A Different Class (78) missing author
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insalubrious

raised in genuinely insalubrious circumstances

—p.81 A Different Class (78) missing author
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pecuniary

he, too, has put pecuniary oceans between himself and his socioeconomic origins via a long and lucrative tour in investment banking

i like this. example of a use of an unexpected adjective in a metaphor

[should we be able to tag specific quotes? and not just words?]

—p.80 A Different Class (78) missing author
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cavalcade

the rich cavalcade of class fantasias kicked up by this bizarre presidency

—p.80 A Different Class (78) missing author
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revanchism

the United Kingdom Independence Party, the revanchist movement of economic nationalists behind the Brexit referendum vote

—p.79 A Different Class (78) missing author
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truculent

innovation is so widespread and its goodness so seemingly self-evident that questioning it might seem bizarre and truculent, like criticizing beauty, science, or penicillin

—p.56 The Innovator’s Agenda (52) by John Patrick Leary
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agitprop

these operations were exposed as government agitprop outlets

—p.45 An American Tale (36) missing author
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scurrilous

the esteemed Harvard intellectual historian was made to seem a scurrilous pinko

—p.43 An American Tale (36) missing author
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fusillade

the fusillades of disinformation continued bursting throughout the Eastern bloc

add ability to tag vocab terms? this one relevant for military metaphors

—p.41 An American Tale (36) missing author
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appurtenances

most of this ambition seems to have been expended in the enumeration of appurtenances common to luxury condos in Manhattan

about the book Lake Success

—p.31 Orphans of Dickens (24) missing author
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diachronic

a preference for diachronic, narrative description of human life predominates in contemporary culture

—p.26 Orphans of Dickens (24) missing author
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anodyne

the rise of an activist left that had no patience for the anodyne neoliberal nostrums of free trade and enlightened multicultural management

—p.21 Believe in Something (18) by Yasmin Nair
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jeremiad

Losing Ground was much more grounded in behavioral psychology and the idea that all people sought to maximize their pleasure at the least possible cost than in any jeremiad about cultural drift and mastery

—p.121 The White Man, Unburdened (114) missing author
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tendentious

to minimize the context of war while it was still a recent memory was tendentious

—p.120 The White Man, Unburdened (114) missing author
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bulwark

the institutional bulwarks of democratic life

—p.117 The White Man, Unburdened (114) missing author
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inchoate

the inchoate lurchings of an American right-wing libertarian movement

—p.66 A Crime and a Pastime (66) missing author
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scopophilic

Film had been a consciously scopophilic medium since the days of keyhole spying in early cinema works

—p.37 A Thousand Unblinking Eyes: A History (36) missing author
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penumbra

a single file of passers-by, stooped and penumbral and annihilated by the vertical power of the supertalls

—p.25 The Needles and the Damage Done (20) missing author
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