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) an ultimate end (from Greek)

6

the ultimate goal of technology, the telos of techne

—p.6 Pain Won't Kill You (3) default author
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the ultimate goal of technology, the telos of techne

—p.6 Pain Won't Kill You (3) default author
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(adjective) thick or opaque with or as if with roiled sediment / (adjective) heavy with smoke or mist / (adjective) deficient in clarity or purity; foul muddy / (adjective) characterized by or producing obscurity (as of mind or emotions)

26

I filled up the skin with someone turbid water

—p.26 Farther Away (15) default author
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I filled up the skin with someone turbid water

—p.26 Farther Away (15) default author
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(noun) an intervening space

42

However continually he was suffering in his last summer, there was still plenty of time, in the interstices between his identically painful thoughts, to entertain the idea of suicide

—p.42 Farther Away (15) default author
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However continually he was suffering in his last summer, there was still plenty of time, in the interstices between his identically painful thoughts, to entertain the idea of suicide

—p.42 Farther Away (15) default author
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the philosophical attempt to describe things in terms of their apparent intrinsic purpose, directive principle, or goal, irrespective of human use or opinion

45

if the phenomenology and the teleology of suicidality are the same as that of addiction, it seems fair to say that David died of boredom

—p.45 Farther Away (15) default author
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if the phenomenology and the teleology of suicidality are the same as that of addiction, it seems fair to say that David died of boredom

—p.45 Farther Away (15) default author
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causing vertigo, especially by being extremely high or steep

46

The vertiginous point where I turned back in the rain

—p.46 Farther Away (15) default author
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The vertiginous point where I turned back in the rain

—p.46 Farther Away (15) default author
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(verb) to protest or complain bitterly or vehemently; rail

88

inveighed against "the Turk" and his "Maltese lackeys"

—p.88 The Ugly Mediterranean (73) default author
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inveighed against "the Turk" and his "Maltese lackeys"

—p.88 The Ugly Mediterranean (73) default author
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(noun) a square of turf or sod

175

The roads were modern but heavily divoted, as if it were understood that they would all be torn up again soon anyway.

on Shanghai

—p.175 The Chinese Puffin (169) default author
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The roads were modern but heavily divoted, as if it were understood that they would all be torn up again soon anyway.

on Shanghai

—p.175 The Chinese Puffin (169) default author
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(adjective) of, relating to, growing in, or being the biogeographic zone of relatively moist cool upland slopes below timberline dominated by large coniferous trees / (adjective) of, relating to, or made up of montane plants or animals

199

nestled between a stricly protected montane forest and the bright-blue freshwater expanses of Dong Qian Hu

—p.199 The Chinese Puffin (169) default author
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nestled between a stricly protected montane forest and the bright-blue freshwater expanses of Dong Qian Hu

—p.199 The Chinese Puffin (169) default author
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comfort, coziness (like the Danish hygge)

266

he instills these locales with a weird kind of Gemütlichkeit.

—p.266 Love Letters (263) default author
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he instills these locales with a weird kind of Gemütlichkeit.

—p.266 Love Letters (263) default author
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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

307

With three kids to support, he dare not venture down the road of anomie and irony and entropy, the Beat road that Kerouac blazed and Pynchon followed.

—p.307 The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (303) default author
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With three kids to support, he dare not venture down the road of anomie and irony and entropy, the Beat road that Kerouac blazed and Pynchon followed.

—p.307 The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (303) default author
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