Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

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juvenescence

their puerility. Their juvenescence.

—p.106 Take Me Out to the Ballgame (105) by Alex Gallo-Brown
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variegated

My classmates were variegated shades of brown

—p.82 What I Have Become (78) by Alex Gallo-Brown
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virago

he met these ... viragos, who wanted servicing

—p.370 by Rachel Kushner
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balustrade

the geometry of its balustrade

—p.362 by Rachel Kushner
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gossamer

bishops in white gossamer robes

pretty word

—p.231 by Rachel Kushner
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dappled

a sun-dappled patch of wild chamomile

—p.228 by Rachel Kushner
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maudlin

having witnessed this maudlin scene

—p.77 by Rachel Kushner
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torpor

hated tourists, Sundays, torpor

—p.73 by Rachel Kushner
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fronds

black palm fronds against indigo dusk

—p.45 by Rachel Kushner
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frisson

the frisson of the two

—p.39 by Rachel Kushner
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salvo

upon its first real release he would unburden himself in one violent salvo and then settle into a more manageable state

—p.34 by Rachel Kushner
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jalopies

A just-married jalopy, trailing cans

—p.25 by Rachel Kushner
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gorse

It was the west, its lassitude and gorse

—p.216 Monterey (215) missing author
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trellis

He had trellis work

—p.141 Susto (129) missing author
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trammeled

a beautiful, untrammeled place

—p.107 The California PAgeant (103) missing author
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senescent

Senescent and dwelling

huh. i thought it meant sleepy

—p.79 Prayer to the Redwood (79) missing author
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pullulating

Looking back, I wonder whether that hum I detected was the roar of technology pullulating just to the south.

oh I thought it meant undulating lol

—p.16 Seven Shorts (1) missing author
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redolent

a fiction redolent with descriptions of an unnamed character lying by the side of the road

—p.6 Seven Shorts (1) missing author
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creosote

ten-foot-tall, creosote-coated logs rigged with powerful light bulbs and metal shades

—p.5 Seven Shorts (1) missing author
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bricolage

But the other reason is bricolage. Every time it happens, you fix it and then you go forward from there. There’s this perception with regards to financial crisis that, “Oh, one’s enough, you couldn’t possibly want to do that again.”

—p.12 All That Was Solid (11) by Adam Tooze
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catechism

China, whose outsized growth the global recovery vitally depends on, has flouted almost every item in Friedman’s catechism

—p.8 Taking Off the Straitjacket and Running the Asylum (7) by Seth Ackerman
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glissando

the long glissando wail of the clarinet that begins George Gershwin’s 1924 composition Rhapsody in Blue

—p.433 Black Nature (432) by Robert Hass
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lapidary

McCarthy is capable of lifting out of this hypnotic and lapidary directness into high Faulknerian crash-and-burn

—p.429 Cormac McCarthy's Trilogy; or, The Puritan Conscience and the Mexican Dark (421) by Robert Hass
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mendicant

the reader, reduced to something like mendicant vulnerability by its more nerve-wrenching moments

—p.426 Cormac McCarthy's Trilogy; or, The Puritan Conscience and the Mexican Dark (421) by Robert Hass
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