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).

the partially shaded outer region of the shadow cast by an opaque object

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the tall proud tomes that cast a golden penumbra in an angle of the drawing room were not—as he had dreamed in his vanity—a mirror of the world, but simply one more thing added to the universe

—p.83 A Yellow Rose (83) by Jorge Luis Borges
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11 months ago


a penumbra of 'private investigators'

—p.92 The Author Field (86) by Matthew Fuller
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5 years, 7 months ago


You enter the penumbra of the lowered blinds

he likes this word

—p.140 7 (140) by Italo Calvino
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1 year, 5 months ago

the echo of a vanished knowledge revealed in the penumbra and in tacit allusions.

—p.68 4 (68) by Italo Calvino
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1 year, 5 months ago


I was still in a penumbra of inurement to death

—p.426 le1o9n8a0rd (315) by Jonathan Franzen
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7 years, 2 months ago


a cultural explosion whose penumbra leaks out

—p.41 by David Foster Wallace
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7 years ago


upon awakening in the early morning I made a tent of my bedclothes and let my imagination play in a thousand dim ways with shadowy snowslides of linen and with the faint light that seemed to penetrate my penumbral covert from some immense distance

—p.23 by Vladimir Nabokov
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4 years, 10 months ago


our penumbral constitutional right to privacy

—p.69 Manufacturing Consent (56) by Chris Lehmann
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5 years, 7 months ago


a single file of passers-by, stooped and penumbral and annihilated by the vertical power of the supertalls

—p.25 The Needles and the Damage Done (20) missing author
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5 years ago


in that penumbra of Science called chemistry

—p.293 PART II (279) by William Gaddis
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1 year, 7 months ago


create a great penumbra of imagined difficulty and mystification throughout the whole poem

—p.22 by Matthew Zapruder
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3 years ago


The penumbra of the Holocaust hangs over him

—p.45 The Google Theory of History (32) by Franklin Foer
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6 years, 7 months ago


Four thousand new analyses appear at once, trailing a penumbra of several million tweets

—p.3 Party Foul (3) by n+1
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4 years, 7 months ago