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 Nearest Thing To Life
by James Wood
Sept. 15, 2017 - Sept. 15, 2017

Done


9780224102049

Jonathan Cape, 2015. 144 pages.

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p.103
inveigh »
(verb) to protest or complain bitterly or vehem...
p.84
mimetic »
imitation, especially imitative representation ...
p.84
abeyance »
(noun) a lapse in succession during which there...
p.58
perforce »
(adverb) by physical coercion / (adverb) by for...
p.46
mediated »
intervened with, through an intermediary
p.114
did not resemble a large choice at the time
[...] But a life without stumbling is also unim...
p.53
they rescue us from our death
What do writers do when they seriously notice t...
p.51
fiction's chief difference
[...] fiction's chief difference from poetry an...
p.36
that magical fusion
[...] For details represent those moments in a ...
p.56
the writer is God Himself
Nabokov's is a highly self-serving and romantic...