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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an unfilled space; a gap (plural: lacunae)

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To fill this institutional lacuna, the Maastricht Treaty and its successor treaties created a panoply of non-credible rules to constrain states.

—p.136 The One That Got Away (123) by Yanis Varoufakis
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1 year, 7 months ago


It is these lacunae, these intense specializations of awareness

—p.171 Tigers in the Mirror (162) by George Steiner
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1 year, 10 months ago


In addition, there are serious lacunae in German tax rec ords, owing in large part to the country’s turbulent history in the twentieth century

—p.325 Inequality of Labor Income (304) by Thomas Piketty
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1 year, 5 months ago


the term capitalism, in contrast to capital, appears almost nowhere in his work. This lacuna weakens his account of reproduction,

—p.124 Bourdieu's Class Theory: The Academic as Revolutionary (107) by Dylan Riley
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1 year, 3 months ago


The giant lacunae in his biography are merely a convenience

on Shakespeare

—p.142 Speaking in Tongues (132) by Zadie Smith
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1 year, 10 months ago


The gap between the two is a productive lacuna in Marx’s work which allows us to pinpoint a key element of capitalist crisis

between real value and price, due to the preponderance of finance

—p.30 The Reproduction of Fictitious Capital: The Social Fictions and Metaphoric Wealth of Financialization (15) by Max Haiven
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1 month, 3 weeks ago


About the holes and lacunae and etc.

—p.212 Chapter 6 (177) by David Foster Wallace
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1 year, 11 months ago


My own taste tends towards the sketchier fictional personage, whose lacunae and omissions tease us, provoke us to wade in their deep shallows

—p.84 Character (75) by James Wood
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1 year, 6 months ago


the lacuna in her knowledge of art history

—p.171 How to be Happy in Love (159) by Alain de Botton
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1 year, 11 months ago


for memoirs, they still leave holes, pockets of deliberate vagueness, writerly lacunae

on Joan Didion's memoirs (Year, Blue Nights)

—p.102 Joan Didion (102) by Katie Roiphe
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1 year, 7 months ago


On strong readings, the precautionary principle aims to convert epistemic uncertainty into a guardianship of the status quo, gently turning away those who would seek to build a better future with the imperative to ‘do more research’. We might also consider here that the precautionary principle contains an almost inherent lacuna: it ignores the risks of its own application. In seeking to err always on the side of caution, and hence of eliminating risk, it contains a blindness to the dangers of inaction and omission.

—p.177 Conclusion (175) by Alex Williams, Nick Srnicek
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1 year, 7 months ago


confronting digital lacunae where the reconstruction of lost dialogues from online fragments, interlocutors having gone missing, became necessary

—p.26 Editor's Introduction (21) by Darren Ambrose
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3 months ago


a troubled, undersupplied, drug- and crime-riddled lacuna in the American text

—p.120 by David Foster Wallace
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1 year, 8 months ago


This not-knowing is not a lacuna.

—p.45 Injunctions of Marx (1) by Jacques Derrida
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1 year, 4 months ago


The result is a doubly serious lacuna. We do not well understand what happens where and why and how events here affect conditions elsewhere.

—p.155 The Geography of It All (140) by David Harvey
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1 year, 6 months ago


In the lacuna between speech and interpretration lies the freedom to choose--or not choose--to take part in the process

—p.28 "I'm a Man of My--" Wallace and the Incomplete (21) by Clare Hayes-Brady
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1 year, 9 months ago

it leaves large lacunae in the untold period

on IJ ending without closure

—p.39 "I'm a Man of My--" Wallace and the Incomplete (21) by Clare Hayes-Brady
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1 year, 9 months ago


a lacuna inscribed in the mind’s very nature as finite mode

—p.137 Domination, Liberation (105) by Frédéric Lordon
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1 year, 7 months ago