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).

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How to Put Books Down

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don't participate in artistic idolatry--for example, visiting the town that Proust used to holiday in. instead of looking at his world through our eyes, look at our own world through his eyes

de Botton, A. (1997). How to Put Books Down. In de Botton, A. How Proust Can Change Your Life. Picador, pp. 173-214

the quality of talking fluently, readily, or incessantly; talkativeness

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I detest my own volubility

—p.204 by Virginia Woolf
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2 years, 2 months ago

I detest my own volubility

—p.204 by Virginia Woolf
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2 years, 2 months ago

a literal reverence for objects depicted in art with a neglect for the spirit of art

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indulging in what Proust called artistic idolatry

—p.206 by Alain de Botton
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indulging in what Proust called artistic idolatry

—p.206 by Alain de Botton
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2 years, 2 months ago