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 manuscript or piece of writing material on which the original writing has been effaced to make room for later writing but of which traces remain

Highlighted phrases


a kind of palimpsestic plagiarism that moves through bodies and time, a collective song with no single origin, or whose origin has been erased

—p.114 by Ben Lerner
3 years, 4 months ago

it becomes a palimpsest of literary-historical-stlistic sources and allusions

—p.158 Dead Letters (157) by George Steiner
7 years ago

it’s been configured and reconfigured over the years since into a drywall palimpsest

—p.4 by Thomas Pynchon
3 years, 11 months ago

the palimpsest of cultural meanings that preoccupy the way we imagine housing and security.

—p.128 Play: Coming of Age in the Speculative Pokéconomy (102) by Max Haiven
5 years, 4 months ago

a palimpsest compositional history of the fiction

—p.4 Introduction (1) by David Hering
7 years, 2 months ago

for Benjamin, the act of remembrance through writing had a palimpsest, dialectical character that raced backwards and forwards in time

—p.28 Part I: 1900-1920 (13) by Stuart Jeffries
6 years, 8 months ago

the original song lives on in the parody like a palimpsest, the trace of text remaining on a page that has been erased

—p.172 by Eula Biss
2 years, 10 months ago

Most gardens are palimpsests of previous gardens

—p.154 The Rosary (146) by Alexander Chee
5 years ago

the hotel - itself a palimpsest of fantasies and atrocities, an echo chamber of memories and anticipations

—p.172 "You Have Always Been the Caretaker": The Spectral Spaces of the Overlook Hotel (171) by Mark Fisher
5 years, 5 months ago

it is already a palimpsest, spooked by itself; at least two versions are playing, out of sync

—p.326 Memorex for the Kraken: The Fall's Pulp Modernism (323) by Mark Fisher
5 years, 5 months ago

They are more interested in constructing a quick palimpsest of wounds and tones and triggering events

—p.xvi Introduction (xiv) by Lorrie Moore
3 years, 10 months ago

A Theory of Justice was a kind of palimpsest

—p.93 Stretching the Veil (93) missing author
4 years, 2 months ago

The tracks are palimpsests

—p.34 The Weird (14) by Mark Fisher
4 years, 6 months ago

Perhaps Facebook no longer fully understands its own tangle of algorithms--the code, all sixty million lines of it, is a palimpsest, where engineers and layer upon layer of new commands.

this is true, I don't even understand how Macro works and I wrote all the (much fewer lines of) code myself

—p.73 Mark Zuckerberg's War on Free Will (56) by Franklin Foer
6 years, 6 months ago

a palimpsest of texts

—p.177 On Tom McCarthy (169) missing author
5 years, 1 month ago