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 Point 16: What are intellectuals for?
by The Point (editor) (#16)
Nov. 18, 2018 - Nov. 18, 2018

Done

(2018). The Point. The Point.


The Point, 2018. 255 pages.

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p.223
parochial »
relating to a church parish; having a limited o...
p.167
exigent »
(adjective) requiring immediate aid or action /...
p.145
hermeneutic »
the theory and methodology of interpretation, e...
p.49
exegesis »
(from the Greek for "to lead out") a critical e...
p.245
taste has been crowd-sourced
[...] In the Amazon bookstore, taste has been c...
p.224
fertile ground for novelists
The end of history, Fukuyama wrote, was not the...
p.156
we need critics, but we also need poets
Every generation of intellectuals finds a way o...
p.155
how were you useful to the motherland
[...] Gessen is a great fan of Brodsky the poet...
p.153
the poet and the critic
But even as the figure of the modern intellectu...

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Leaving Herland
Utopian literature and the future of #MeToo (missing author)

by Nora Caplan-Bricker

0 / 0
17

Leaving Herland
Utopian literature and the future of #MeToo (missing author)

by Nora Caplan-Bricker

0 / 0
39

Blame the Victim
Guilt and repentance in the City of God (missing author)

by Gal Katz

1 / 1
39

Blame the Victim
Guilt and repentance in the City of God (missing author)

by Gal Katz

1 / 1
55

"This Is The Girl"
Lindsay Lohan in the Black Lodge (missing author)

by Philippa Snow

0 / 0
55

"This Is The Girl"
Lindsay Lohan in the Black Lodge (missing author)

by Philippa Snow

0 / 0
79

Innocence Abroad
The awe and shock of Suzy Hansen (missing author)

by Ursula Lindsey. a critique of her book, Notes on a Foreign Country

0 / 5
79

Innocence Abroad
The awe and shock of Suzy Hansen (missing author)

by Ursula Lindsey. a critique of her book, Notes on a Foreign Country

0 / 5
97

Tired of Winning
D.C. think tanks, NYC magazines & the search for public intellect by Jon Baskin

so good. nice mix of personal + broader leftist history

0 / 2
97

Tired of Winning
D.C. think tanks, NYC magazines & the search for public intellect by Jon Baskin

so good. nice mix of personal + broader leftist history

0 / 2
111

Black Fire
American intellectuals and the black radical tradition (missing author)

by Jesse McCarthy

0 / 1
111

Black Fire
American intellectuals and the black radical tradition (missing author)

by Jesse McCarthy

0 / 1
121

Enlightenment Idols
Are we stuck in progress? (missing author)

by Ollie Cussen

0 / 3
121

Enlightenment Idols
Are we stuck in progress? (missing author)

by Ollie Cussen

0 / 3
129

I Am Madame Bovary
“Cat Person” and the dark pleasures of empathy (missing author)

by Anastasia Berg

0 / 1
129

I Am Madame Bovary
“Cat Person” and the dark pleasures of empathy (missing author)

by Anastasia Berg

0 / 1
137

On Being An Arsehole
a defence (missing author)

by Johnny Thakkar. well-written and thoughtful even if the author is weirdly annoying

0 / 0
137

On Being An Arsehole
a defence (missing author)

by Johnny Thakkar. well-written and thoughtful even if the author is weirdly annoying

0 / 0
145

What Something Is
The truth is not out there (missing author)

by Robert L. Kehoe III

1 / 0
145

What Something Is
The truth is not out there (missing author)

by Robert L. Kehoe III

1 / 0
151

Switching Off
Joseph Brodsky and the moral responsibility to be useless (missing author)

by Rachel Wiseman

0 / 3
151

Switching Off
Joseph Brodsky and the moral responsibility to be useless (missing author)

by Rachel Wiseman

0 / 3
162

The Sting of Knowledge
Mlden Dolar on intellectuals and the university (missing author)

1 / 0
162

The Sting of Knowledge
Mlden Dolar on intellectuals and the university (missing author)

1 / 0
175

Wrestling in Paris
Diplomacy by takedown (missing author)

by Andrew Kay. literally about wrestling in paris. skimmed this one. my least fave.

0 / 0
175

Wrestling in Paris
Diplomacy by takedown (missing author)

by Andrew Kay. literally about wrestling in paris. skimmed this one. my least fave.

0 / 0
215

Useful Idiots
(missing author)

by Frank Guan

1 / 1
215

Useful Idiots
(missing author)

by Frank Guan

1 / 1
229

Guaranteed Income
(missing author)

by John Thomason. asks: what is it for?

0 / 0
229

Guaranteed Income
(missing author)

by John Thomason. asks: what is it for?

0 / 0
241

The Amazon Bookstore
(missing author)

by Antón Barba-Kay. about a physical Amazon bookstore in NYC. easy to read (well-written)

0 / 1
241

The Amazon Bookstore
(missing author)

by Antón Barba-Kay. about a physical Amazon bookstore in NYC. easy to read (well-written)

0 / 1
254

The Life of the Mind
(missing author)

0 / 0
254

The Life of the Mind
(missing author)

0 / 0