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.

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The Guardians

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Chee, A. (2018). The Guardians. In Chee, A. How to Write an Autobiographical Novel: Essays. Mariner Books, pp. 221-243

an intense carbon arc lamp especially used in filmmaking

221

The many landmarks were outlined at night by their lit windows, as if in klieg lights

—p.221 by Alexander Chee
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The many landmarks were outlined at night by their lit windows, as if in klieg lights

—p.221 by Alexander Chee
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226

We are not what we think we are. The stories we tell of ourselves are like thin trails across something that is more like the ocean. A mask afloat on the open sea.

There were moments before the memory's return when I experienced what I now understand as its absence as not a gap but a whole other self, a whole other me. [...]

—p.226 by Alexander Chee 2 weeks ago

We are not what we think we are. The stories we tell of ourselves are like thin trails across something that is more like the ocean. A mask afloat on the open sea.

There were moments before the memory's return when I experienced what I now understand as its absence as not a gap but a whole other self, a whole other me. [...]

—p.226 by Alexander Chee 2 weeks ago

(noun) an ode or song recanting or retracting something in an earlier poem / (noun) a formal retraction

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Edinburgh is a palinode. The gods, offended by a speech, require the speaker to make another, its opposite.

—p.233 by Alexander Chee
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Edinburgh is a palinode. The gods, offended by a speech, require the speaker to make another, its opposite.

—p.233 by Alexander Chee
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