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).

(noun) a filling thread or yarn in weaving / (noun) yarn used for the weft / (noun) web fabric / (noun) an article of woven fabric / (noun) a knit fabric produced in machine or hand knitting with the yarns running crosswise or in a circle

23

It means that we unpick the fibre of a culture (ours), its weft and warp

—p.23 by Tom McCarthy
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It means that we unpick the fibre of a culture (ours), its weft and warp

—p.23 by Tom McCarthy
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(noun) an intervening space

50

in the no-man’s-land between its territory and the next, the blank stretches of the map, those interstitial zones where light, bending and kinking round impossible topographies, produces mirages

—p.50 by Tom McCarthy
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in the no-man’s-land between its territory and the next, the blank stretches of the map, those interstitial zones where light, bending and kinking round impossible topographies, produces mirages

—p.50 by Tom McCarthy
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(adj) exhibiting different colors, especially as irregular patches or streaks

64

the more generic, therefore, the more pure, the closer to an unvariegated or unscrambled archetype.

—p.64 by Tom McCarthy
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the more generic, therefore, the more pure, the closer to an unvariegated or unscrambled archetype.

—p.64 by Tom McCarthy
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an unfilled space; a gap (plural: lacunae)

69

There were still unfinished bits, though: gaping lacunae where the carapace gave way to reveal guttery of half-laid floors

—p.69 by Tom McCarthy
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There were still unfinished bits, though: gaping lacunae where the carapace gave way to reveal guttery of half-laid floors

—p.69 by Tom McCarthy
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(noun) the act or process of flashing like lightning / (noun) electrodesiccation

77

a whole new Order of anthropological experience seemed to burst open and fulgurate before me, its pieces glittering and dancing madly

what a weird word

—p.77 by Tom McCarthy
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a whole new Order of anthropological experience seemed to burst open and fulgurate before me, its pieces glittering and dancing madly

what a weird word

—p.77 by Tom McCarthy
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a critical or discursive introduction to a book (from Ancient Greek)

93

Not the Report per se, but rather its schema, prologomena, what-have-you.

—p.93 by Tom McCarthy
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Not the Report per se, but rather its schema, prologomena, what-have-you.

—p.93 by Tom McCarthy
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(noun) the mind in its hypothetical primary blank or empty state before receiving outside impressions / (noun) something existing in its original pristine state (philosophy)

93

the desk. One day, I’d told myself, I’ll need to clean it properly and thoroughly, transform it into a tabula rasa upon which I might compose a great, momentous work. I’d been right: that day was now.

this is so funny

—p.93 by Tom McCarthy
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the desk. One day, I’d told myself, I’ll need to clean it properly and thoroughly, transform it into a tabula rasa upon which I might compose a great, momentous work. I’d been right: that day was now.

this is so funny

—p.93 by Tom McCarthy
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(noun) a change or variation occurring in the course of something; successive, alternating, or changing phases or conditions, as of life or fortune; ups and downs

111

an ongoing event whose discrete parts and moments, whatever their particular shapes and vicissitudes (vicissitudes! I'd susurrate the word time and again) have run together

—p.111 by Tom McCarthy
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an ongoing event whose discrete parts and moments, whatever their particular shapes and vicissitudes (vicissitudes! I'd susurrate the word time and again) have run together

—p.111 by Tom McCarthy
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(noun) a train of attendants; retinue / (noun) procession / (noun) a funeral procession

151

these mourners finally filed out, their cortege still in loose formation

—p.151 by Tom McCarthy
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these mourners finally filed out, their cortege still in loose formation

—p.151 by Tom McCarthy
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assistance and support in times of hardship and distress

152

Petr had found succour in his faith during the months of his illness

—p.152 by Tom McCarthy
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Petr had found succour in his faith during the months of his illness

—p.152 by Tom McCarthy
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