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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48

she was kind of wonderful-looking, with her fabulous, disheveled gestalt

—p.48 Beautiful Boy, Warm Night (47) default author
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she was kind of wonderful-looking, with her fabulous, disheveled gestalt

—p.48 Beautiful Boy, Warm Night (47) default author
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(noun) a female slave / (noun) a concubine in a harem

50

the irresistible odalisques sprawled across his dorm bed

—p.50 Beautiful Boy, Warm Night (47) default author
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the irresistible odalisques sprawled across his dorm bed

—p.50 Beautiful Boy, Warm Night (47) default author
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(noun) sustained and bitter railing and condemnation; vituperative utterance / (noun) an act or instance of vituperating

63

there is punitive, vituperative quality in the published reviews

—p.63 The Naked and the Conflicted (63) default author
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there is punitive, vituperative quality in the published reviews

—p.63 The Naked and the Conflicted (63) default author
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(adj) having or encouraging an excessive interest in sexual matters

81

a culture more enamored of prurient gossip than of literature itself

on biographies of great writers

—p.81 The Bratty Bystander (81) default author
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a culture more enamored of prurient gossip than of literature itself

on biographies of great writers

—p.81 The Bratty Bystander (81) default author
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an unfilled space; a gap (plural: lacunae)

102

for memoirs, they still leave holes, pockets of deliberate vagueness, writerly lacunae

on Joan Didion's memoirs (Year, Blue Nights)

—p.102 Joan Didion (102) default author
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for memoirs, they still leave holes, pockets of deliberate vagueness, writerly lacunae

on Joan Didion's memoirs (Year, Blue Nights)

—p.102 Joan Didion (102) default author
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(linguistics) the omission of a sound or syllable when speaking OR the act or an instance of omitting something

106

The usual elisions occur

—p.106 Joan Didion (102) default author
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The usual elisions occur

—p.106 Joan Didion (102) default author
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(noun) brilliance, panache, quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous

106

Joan Didion, for all her stylistic brio, becomes straightforward

—p.106 Joan Didion (102) default author
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Joan Didion, for all her stylistic brio, becomes straightforward

—p.106 Joan Didion (102) default author
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(adjective) of, relating to, or constituting a portent / (adjective) eliciting amazement or wonder; prodigious / (adjective) being a grave or serious matter / (adjective) self-consciously solemn or important; pompous / (adjective) ponderously excessive

108

She did clipped irony and she did sentences swelling with portent.

—p.108 Joan Didion (102) default author
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She did clipped irony and she did sentences swelling with portent.

—p.108 Joan Didion (102) default author
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(noun) a gluttonous, greedy, or rapacious person OR a type of bird

133

sheer verbal power, the cormorant-like ingestion of experience

a New Republic critique of Updike

—p.133 Rabbit at Rest (133) missing author
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sheer verbal power, the cormorant-like ingestion of experience

a New Republic critique of Updike

—p.133 Rabbit at Rest (133) missing author
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(noun) a brief moment of emotional excitement; shudder thrill

146

one can't help but experience a puritanical frisson

on Mad Men

—p.146 The Perverse Allure of Messy Lives (145) default author
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one can't help but experience a puritanical frisson

on Mad Men

—p.146 The Perverse Allure of Messy Lives (145) default author
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