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).

(adjective) hidden from sight; concealed / (adjective) difficult or impossible for one of ordinary understanding or knowledge to comprehend; deep / (adjective) of, relating to, or dealing with something little known or obscure

Highlighted phrases


the truly great scholar becomes as one with his material, however abstruse, however, recondite

—p.208 The Friend of a Friend (208) by George Steiner
6 years, 4 months ago

Thousands of pages of recondite examination of fine points of doctrine for the membership.

—p.360 Mosby's Memoirs (355) by Saul Bellow
3 years, 9 months ago

it was an extremely odd moment to raise a recondite historical discussion

—p.184 by Richard Seymour
3 years, 10 months ago

technically recondite art films

—p.64 by David Foster Wallace
5 years, 8 months ago

Moving beyond these recondite readings from the Romney common-touch barometer

—p.299 Follow the Money: The Washington Post's Pageant of Folly (291) by Chris Lehmann
4 years, 10 months ago

though I have no interest in being recondite for its own sake, I also have no gift for simplicity

—p.162 by Hari Kunzru
2 years, 2 months ago

It was a hermetic text, brimming with recondite content and promising recondite meanings that I couldn’t quite get to then.

—p.157 The Art of Poetry No. 107 (140) missing author
2 years, 8 months ago

McLuhan’s books are painful, not because his jokes are overly recondite, but because they mistake chumminess and condescension for making common cause with their audience

—p.42 Content (37) by Adrian Daub
3 weeks, 3 days ago