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).

the highest point in the development of something; culmination or climax

4

it can reach its apotheosis in a crowd

on loneliness

—p.4 by Olivia Laing
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it can reach its apotheosis in a crowd

on loneliness

—p.4 by Olivia Laing
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(noun) a foliated metamorphic rock corresponding in composition to a feldspathic plutonic rock (as granite)

5

New York City that teeming island of gneiss and concrete and glass

—p.5 by Olivia Laing
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New York City that teeming island of gneiss and concrete and glass

—p.5 by Olivia Laing
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in a way that cannot be removed or forgotten

16

What is it about Hopper? Every once in a while an artist comes along who articulates an experience, not necessarily consciously or willingly, but with such prescience and intensity that the association becomes indelible

—p.16 by Olivia Laing
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8 months, 2 weeks ago

What is it about Hopper? Every once in a while an artist comes along who articulates an experience, not necessarily consciously or willingly, but with such prescience and intensity that the association becomes indelible

—p.16 by Olivia Laing
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8 months, 2 weeks ago

calmness and composure, especially in a difficult situation

17

This tension is present in even the most benign of his New York paintings, the ones that testify to a more pleasurable, more equanimous kind of solitude

—p.17 by Olivia Laing
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This tension is present in even the most benign of his New York paintings, the ones that testify to a more pleasurable, more equanimous kind of solitude

—p.17 by Olivia Laing
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(adjective) deficient in color; wan / (adjective) lacking sparkle or liveliness; dull

21

There is no colour in existence that so powerfully communicates urban alienation, the atomisation of human beings inside the edifices they create, as this noxious pallid green

—p.21 by Olivia Laing
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There is no colour in existence that so powerfully communicates urban alienation, the atomisation of human beings inside the edifices they create, as this noxious pallid green

—p.21 by Olivia Laing
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(adjective) favorable to or promoting health or well-being

37

moved into Edward’s marginally more salubrious room on Washington Square

i thought it meant like "naughty" lmao

—p.37 by Olivia Laing
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8 months, 2 weeks ago

moved into Edward’s marginally more salubrious room on Washington Square

i thought it meant like "naughty" lmao

—p.37 by Olivia Laing
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8 months, 2 weeks ago

(adjective) born under or influenced astrologically by the planet Saturn / (adjective) cold and steady in mood; slow to act or change / (adjective) of a gloomy or surly disposition / (adjective) having a sardonic aspect

42

the Hoppers call it Nighthawks, after the beaked profile of the woman’s saturnine companion

thought it meant dignified

—p.42 by Olivia Laing
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the Hoppers call it Nighthawks, after the beaked profile of the woman’s saturnine companion

thought it meant dignified

—p.42 by Olivia Laing
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8 months, 2 weeks ago

(noun) an upright bar, post, or support (as for a roof or a ship's deck) / (noun) a device that fits loosely around the neck of an animal (as a cow) and limits forward and backward motion (as in a stall)

48

Sometimes as I walked, roaming under the stanchions of the Williamsburg Bridge

—p.48 by Olivia Laing
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Sometimes as I walked, roaming under the stanchions of the Williamsburg Bridge

—p.48 by Olivia Laing
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(noun) a paint made from pigment mixed with melted beeswax and resin and after application fixed by heat / (noun) the method involving the use of encaustic or a work produced by this method

58

Jasper Johns had produced his first encaustic, messy, painterly American flag in 1954

—p.58 by Olivia Laing
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Jasper Johns had produced his first encaustic, messy, painterly American flag in 1954

—p.58 by Olivia Laing
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(adjective) using or involving the use of a minimum of words; concise to the point of seeming rude or mysterious

62

this laconic, light-footed and remarkably funny book

—p.62 by Olivia Laing
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this laconic, light-footed and remarkably funny book

—p.62 by Olivia Laing
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