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
Source code on GitHub
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
Edinburgh is a palinode. The gods, offended by a speech, require the speaker to make another, its opposite.
The many landmarks were outlined at night by their lit windows, as if in klieg lights
the first thing I did with my money was part rebellion, part panegyric
she said portentously
Most gardens are palimpsests of previous gardens
Fort Doom was a charnel house.
Artists will admit their complicity with the market. But they often do so under the aegis of sleek facades that turn in on themselves
Capital in the Twenty-First Century is the discipline's most lauded, yet apostate, progeny
I had become a metonym for a person.
His plan was to forget the past and move on - no lustration, no looking for scapegoats
Could we begin our conversation over again, at a tabula rasa of black creative freedom
The boundaries he pushes are only partly for our benefit; his chameleon love affair with the frisson of the louche
An attitude might be expressed with just a shift in emphasis, a teasing chiasmus: “Raindrop, drop top” (“Bad and Boujee”).
the cold frisson of Franklin morbidly displacing the erotic potential of sexual attraction
a master signifier in falling bills, floating, liquid, pouring down on bitches in the proverbial rain
the signature prolepsis in Garcia Marquez's first sentence
The central arguments around DACA were soteriological
ineluctable conjunctions of the present and the past
The tweet is a literary form of Oulipian arbitrariness
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.
the cause remained a minority passion, exorbitant, needless, a nursery for epigones
McCarthy's necronautical games seem the more jejune
a palimpsest of texts