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).

the philosophical attempt to describe things in terms of their apparent intrinsic purpose, directive principle, or goal, irrespective of human use or opinion

13

A nerve-rich sense organ right between the sharpest, hardest bones powered by the strongest muscles: There was antiteleological argument.

(the tongue)

—p.13 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

A nerve-rich sense organ right between the sharpest, hardest bones powered by the strongest muscles: There was antiteleological argument.

(the tongue)

—p.13 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

a discourse between two or more people holding different points of view about a subject but wishing to establish the truth through reasoned arguments

20

"[...] I wanted to see the final swing of the materialist dialectic. [...]"

Cory's boss, Taren (his voice is wholly unconvincing)

—p.20 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

"[...] I wanted to see the final swing of the materialist dialectic. [...]"

Cory's boss, Taren (his voice is wholly unconvincing)

—p.20 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

(noun) politics based on practical and material factors rather than on theoretical or ethical objectives

34

She knew the shady pragmatics of small business ownership had shaped his cynical realpolitik

Cory's dad

—p.34 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

She knew the shady pragmatics of small business ownership had shaped his cynical realpolitik

Cory's dad

—p.34 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

(noun) a rope used as a lasso or for tethering

36

A lariat of stress tightened around Cory's ribs.

great word

—p.36 default author
unknown
1 year, 3 months ago

A lariat of stress tightened around Cory's ribs.

great word

—p.36 default author
unknown
1 year, 3 months ago

(noun) mother-of-pearl

47

her teeth with their nacre glassiness

—p.47 default author
uncertain
1 year, 3 months ago

her teeth with their nacre glassiness

—p.47 default author
uncertain
1 year, 3 months ago

(noun) a frame of latticework used as a screen or as a support for climbing plants / (noun) a construction (as a summerhouse) chiefly of latticework / (noun) an arrangement that forms or gives the effect of a lattice / (verb) to provide with a trellis / (verb) to train (as a vine) on a trellis / (verb) to cross or interlace on or through; interweave

55

Had he grown around the trellis of stereotype or was he maliciously complying with it?

Will, on dating Vanya being the only non-stereotypical thing he's ever done

—p.55 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

Had he grown around the trellis of stereotype or was he maliciously complying with it?

Will, on dating Vanya being the only non-stereotypical thing he's ever done

—p.55 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

give or assign a value to, especially a higher value: "The prophets valorized history"

64

guys wearing T-shirts of the tech companies they worked for, or that guy wearing ... cat ears? Cultures of permission valorized bad taste as liberation. Ecosystems needed predators. Yet San Francisco was nothing if not vegetarian.

kinda funny and not all that wrong

—p.64 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

guys wearing T-shirts of the tech companies they worked for, or that guy wearing ... cat ears? Cultures of permission valorized bad taste as liberation. Ecosystems needed predators. Yet San Francisco was nothing if not vegetarian.

kinda funny and not all that wrong

—p.64 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

(noun) the definition of form in painting without abrupt outline by the blending of one tone into another

71

Like every day before, the weather was keen blue, dusty sunlight throwing a sfumato over everything.

if only the rest of the book had been written like this

—p.71 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

Like every day before, the weather was keen blue, dusty sunlight throwing a sfumato over everything.

if only the rest of the book had been written like this

—p.71 default author
confirm
1 year, 3 months ago

(verb) to renounce upon oath / (verb) to reject solemnly / (verb) to abstain from; avoid

76

Abjuring friendship, Linda had plowed through the English major requirements in two years.

—p.76 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

Abjuring friendship, Linda had plowed through the English major requirements in two years.

—p.76 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

physical or intellectual pleasure, delight, or ecstasy; the concept featured heavily in the psychoanalysis of Jacques Lacan's and was expanded on by Roland Barthes for literary theory, to contrast with mere "pleasure" derived from reading texts that don't challenge the reader as a subject. can also refer to pleasure that devolves into pain

77

They feared her jouissance!

—p.77 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

They feared her jouissance!

—p.77 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago