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).

(noun) cause, origin / (noun) the cause of a disease or abnormal condition / (noun) a branch of knowledge concerned with causes / (noun) a branch of medical science concerned with the causes and origins of diseases

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as an etiology of today's power-baseline game, this party line is broadly accurate

—p.18 Federer Both Flesh and Not (5) by David Foster Wallace
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as an etiology of today's power-baseline game, this party line is broadly accurate

—p.18 Federer Both Flesh and Not (5) by David Foster Wallace
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(noun) the sense of the relative position of one's own parts of the body and strength of effort being employed in movement; also known as "the kinesthetic sense"

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feel, touch, form, proprioception, coordination, hand-eye coordination, kinesthesia, grace, control, reflexes

—p.23 Federer Both Flesh and Not (5) by David Foster Wallace
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feel, touch, form, proprioception, coordination, hand-eye coordination, kinesthesia, grace, control, reflexes

—p.23 Federer Both Flesh and Not (5) by David Foster Wallace
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(adj) exhibiting different colors, especially as irregular patches or streaks

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the variegated ballet that was this year's Junior Wimbledon

—p.33 Federer Both Flesh and Not (5) by David Foster Wallace
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the variegated ballet that was this year's Junior Wimbledon

—p.33 Federer Both Flesh and Not (5) by David Foster Wallace
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the highest point in the development of something; culmination or climax

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formalized the apotheosis of McInerney in a gushy cover story

on the Village Voice and the Brat Pack

—p.38 Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young (37) by David Foster Wallace
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formalized the apotheosis of McInerney in a gushy cover story

on the Village Voice and the Brat Pack

—p.38 Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young (37) by David Foster Wallace
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lack of the usual social or ethical standards in an individual or group, which lessens social cohesion and fosters decline; popularized by French sociologist Émile Durkheim in his influential book Suicide

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descended from the same male ancestor as a specified or implied subject, especially through the male line

41

This, that we are agnate, also goes a long way toward explaining the violent and conflicting critical reactions New Voices are provoking.

on how C.Y. writers are related less by chronology and more by similar environment

—p.41 Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young (37) by David Foster Wallace
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This, that we are agnate, also goes a long way toward explaining the violent and conflicting critical reactions New Voices are provoking.

on how C.Y. writers are related less by chronology and more by similar environment

—p.41 Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young (37) by David Foster Wallace
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a figure of speech by which a part is put for the whole (as fifty sail for fifty ships), the whole for a part (as society for high society), the species for the genus (as cutthroat for assassin), the genus for the species (as a creature for a man), or the name of the material for the thing made (as boards for stage)

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a young culture so willingly bombarded with messages equating what one consumes with who one is that brand loyalty is now an acceptable synecdoche of identity, of character

this is a great quote, incidentally

—p.43 Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young (37) by David Foster Wallace
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a young culture so willingly bombarded with messages equating what one consumes with who one is that brand loyalty is now an acceptable synecdoche of identity, of character

this is a great quote, incidentally

—p.43 Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young (37) by David Foster Wallace
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(noun) a person who has expert knowledge in a subject; connoisseur

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Those cognoscenti whose values were formed before TV and advertising became psychologically pandemic are still anxious to draw a sharp distinction.

(between mass media and "quality")

—p.44 Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young (37) by David Foster Wallace
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Those cognoscenti whose values were formed before TV and advertising became psychologically pandemic are still anxious to draw a sharp distinction.

(between mass media and "quality")

—p.44 Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young (37) by David Foster Wallace
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(noun) a misrepresentation intended to harm another's reputation / (noun) the act of uttering false charges or misrepresentations maliciously calculated to harm another's reputation

45

By presenting the intellectual with a more or less accurate image of the popular culture, advertising earns his enmity and calumny.

Quoting advertising scholar Martin Mayer

—p.45 Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young (37) missing author
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By presenting the intellectual with a more or less accurate image of the popular culture, advertising earns his enmity and calumny.

Quoting advertising scholar Martin Mayer

—p.45 Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young (37) missing author
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a contradiction between two beliefs or conclusions that are in themselves reasonable; a paradox

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television begins, the more sophisticated it gets, to produce and live by an antinomy, a phenomenon whose strength lies in its contradiction

—p.48 Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young (37) by David Foster Wallace
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television begins, the more sophisticated it gets, to produce and live by an antinomy, a phenomenon whose strength lies in its contradiction

—p.48 Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young (37) by David Foster Wallace
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