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).

a stupid, awkward, or unlucky person

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schlemiel
schlemihl



She was also a transcendent schlemiel.

—p.229 Bad Friday (219) by George Steiner
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6 years, 9 months ago


inspired by Sartre's Nausea as much as Pynchon's schlemihls

—p.119 Dei Gratia (88) by Jeffrey Severs
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6 years, 9 months ago


Schlemiel is the clumsy waiter who spills the scalding soup

—p.246 Westward the course of empire takes its way (231) by David Foster Wallace
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6 years, 11 months ago


the person that's trying it is kind of a schlemiel

—p.54 The interview (23) by David Foster Wallace
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6 years, 5 months ago


the piles of intellectual slack which truss these schlemiels like babies

—p.79 Saul Bellow’s comic style (74) by James Wood
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3 years, 2 months ago