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).

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advice/living (28)

just like life advice. ideally philosophical rather than pragmatic

archive/dissertation (277)

possibly relevant for my dissertation

archive/mc433 (54)

tech and justice essay quotes

archive/so478 (31)

inequalities essay

inspo/anti-capitalism (51)

pretty ways to challenge capitalist ideas

inspo/characterisation (59)

nice character descriptions (fiction, memoir, journalism)

inspo/criticism (25)

just really good art (literary, film, tv) criticism

inspo/dialogue (34)

good dialogue, with or without quotation marks

inspo/interiority (50)

not descriptions of the physical world but of whatever is going on in the writer's mind

inspo/metafiction (7)

interesting examples of metafiction

inspo/misc (33)

miscellaneous inspo

inspo/revelation (14)

something crucial is revealed to the audience

inspo/self-deprecation (26)

particularly wry or poignant examples of self-awareness

inspo/setting (65)

really good descriptions of nature or other vivid life-like details for memoir/fiction

inspo/war (1)

fog of war stuff

meh/approach (8)

where i feel like the whole approach is wrong. not just on the level of words, and maybe not even the political analysis, but like something broader

meh/diction (1)

i just don't like this word choice

misc/mistakes (14)

a truly petty compendium of typos and other errors that shouldn't be in a published book

misc/poetry (72)

poems i like

misc/representation (2)

stuff that makes me feel seen lol

project/dystopian-fiction (6)

My blog post about YA (specifically dystopian) fiction and its value

project/from-first-principles (5)

my blog post series about things from first principles

project/high-castle (11)

my review of man in the high castle

project/kill-your-heroes (7)

blog post about what it means to kill your heroes (treating them as real human beings, with maybe some good ideas)

topic/ambition (2)

the pursuit of fame and how not to let that destroy you

topic/contractors (5)

on two-tier workforces in any industry (tho especially tech)

topic/everybody-else (4)

reflections or realisations about the self not being the centre of the universe

topic/having-a-body (21)

some overlap with living advice, but also relevant for various stories i'm writing

topic/love (26)

the other side of heartbreak

topic/taxation (1)

taxes and public spending

why/dfw (15)

(third-party) quotes that explain why DFW was such a good writer

why/read (23)

Why read?

why/write (40)

Why write?