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).

(verb) writhe toss / (verb) wallow / (verb) to rise and fall or toss about in or with waves / (verb) to become deeply sunk, soaked, or involved / (verb) to be in turmoil / (noun) a state of wild disorder; turmoil / (noun) a chaotic mass or jumble

3

draw up a map of the welter and trash

—p.3 Gone to Earth (3) missing author
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draw up a map of the welter and trash

—p.3 Gone to Earth (3) missing author
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(noun) a freethinker especially in religious matters / (noun) a person who is unrestrained by convention or morality / (noun) one leading a dissolute life

8

Monroe's van-dweller is a libertine solipsist, chasing a life unmoored by social obligation

—p.8 Networked Up (6) missing author
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Monroe's van-dweller is a libertine solipsist, chasing a life unmoored by social obligation

—p.8 Networked Up (6) missing author
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(noun) a long, mournful complaint or lamentation; a list of woes

19

My purpose was not to get information for a jeremiad against tech and Hollywood’s baleful impact on American writing. It was to try to get paid.

—p.19 They Made a Movie Out of It (16) missing author
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7 months, 3 weeks ago

My purpose was not to get information for a jeremiad against tech and Hollywood’s baleful impact on American writing. It was to try to get paid.

—p.19 They Made a Movie Out of It (16) missing author
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7 months, 3 weeks ago

(verb) to reduce the mental or moral vigor of / (verb) to lessen the vitality or strength of

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a dramatic illustration of the enervation of American journalism in the last couple of decades

I always get this one confused

—p.19 They Made a Movie Out of It (16) missing author
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7 months, 3 weeks ago

a dramatic illustration of the enervation of American journalism in the last couple of decades

I always get this one confused

—p.19 They Made a Movie Out of It (16) missing author
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7 months, 3 weeks ago

(adjective) marked by lack of definite plan, regularity, or purpose / (adjective) not connected with the main subject / (adjective) disappointing in progress, performance, or quality

21

These editors asking you to rip the yarn never talk about politics beyond a possible desultory nod toward wanting stories from writers of “diverse backgrounds.” They do not talk about voice or literary style.

pretty

—p.21 They Made a Movie Out of It (16) missing author
notable
7 months, 3 weeks ago

These editors asking you to rip the yarn never talk about politics beyond a possible desultory nod toward wanting stories from writers of “diverse backgrounds.” They do not talk about voice or literary style.

pretty

—p.21 They Made a Movie Out of It (16) missing author
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7 months, 3 weeks ago

(adjective) requiring immediate aid or action / (adjective) requiring or calling for much; demanding

48

As the exigencies of climate change begin to bear down on the West, the story of Butte becomes particularly important. A place that had so much wealth, whose land and people gave so much of themselves to the world, was left to clean up an impossible mess.

—p.48 Lives of the Saints (47) missing author
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7 months, 3 weeks ago

As the exigencies of climate change begin to bear down on the West, the story of Butte becomes particularly important. A place that had so much wealth, whose land and people gave so much of themselves to the world, was left to clean up an impossible mess.

—p.48 Lives of the Saints (47) missing author
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7 months, 3 weeks ago

calmness and composure, especially in a difficult situation

56

It’s an equal feat, traversing registers: the droll, meditative equanimity of his fiction, and the ardor, sometimes anger, of his nonfiction.

—p.56 Back to the Land (54) missing author
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7 months, 3 weeks ago

It’s an equal feat, traversing registers: the droll, meditative equanimity of his fiction, and the ardor, sometimes anger, of his nonfiction.

—p.56 Back to the Land (54) missing author
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7 months, 3 weeks ago

(verb) report rumor

65

they returned to redeem their collateral eight of ten times, a ludicrous claim I later learned was bruited by scheming brokers regardless of region.

like bandied about?

—p.65 Afternoon of the Pawnbrokers (62) missing author
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7 months, 3 weeks ago

they returned to redeem their collateral eight of ten times, a ludicrous claim I later learned was bruited by scheming brokers regardless of region.

like bandied about?

—p.65 Afternoon of the Pawnbrokers (62) missing author
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7 months, 3 weeks ago

(verb) to promote the growth or development of; rouse incite

66

My first day on the job was as I expected: business was good. A post-crash malaise had fomented the rural poor’s already healthy distrust of the banking system, and, anyway, many clients were among the longstanding unbanked

—p.66 Afternoon of the Pawnbrokers (62) missing author
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7 months, 3 weeks ago

My first day on the job was as I expected: business was good. A post-crash malaise had fomented the rural poor’s already healthy distrust of the banking system, and, anyway, many clients were among the longstanding unbanked

—p.66 Afternoon of the Pawnbrokers (62) missing author
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7 months, 3 weeks ago

(noun) the quality of lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts or feelings; exuberance

67

This student mother had an ebullient, infectious, even defiant personality that softened the pawnbrokers.

—p.67 Afternoon of the Pawnbrokers (62) missing author
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7 months, 3 weeks ago

This student mother had an ebullient, infectious, even defiant personality that softened the pawnbrokers.

—p.67 Afternoon of the Pawnbrokers (62) missing author
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7 months, 3 weeks ago