This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

LibraryThing Author:
Mr. Josiah Bancroft

Mr. Josiah Bancroft is a LibraryThing Author, an author who lists their personal library on LibraryThing.

See Mr. Josiah Bancroft's author page.

Search JosiahBancroft's books

Members with JosiahBancroft's books

RSS feeds

Recently-added books

JosiahBancroft's reviews

Reviews of JosiahBancroft's books, not including JosiahBancroft's

Helper badges

Common Knowledge

 

Member: JosiahBancroft

CollectionsNone

ReviewsNone

TagsNone

About meI'm a reader and writer who lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and teaches in North East, Maryland.

About my libraryI like reading fiction and poetry mostly, though I occasionally read non-fiction as well. I'm a sucker for magical realism and space operas, and I grew up devouring the fantasy books of Terry Brooks and Terry Pratchett. I'd like to be Vladimir Nabokov, but I'd like to have a drink with Thomas Hardy. I prefer poetry that has heart (Keats and Lorca), purpose (Auden and Espada), and humor (Larkin and Edson). I get Vonnegut. I don't get Salinger. If I could own a first edition of any book, it would probably be The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland. I'm a serial book abandoner. If I don't think the last twenty pages are going to go my way, I will let the book rot on my bedside table for months. I'm a book pusher. I give books away in the hopes that they will be read and enjoyed. Ovid's Metamorphosis should be taught in high schools. Ovid's The Art of Love should be taught in college. Invitation to a Beheading has my favorite ending of a book, though Midnight's Children, and the Stranger are up there, too. Sartre's Nausea and Hesse's Steppenwolf are my kind of insufferable. James Joyce and DeLillo are not. If I was shipwrecked with only one book, it would be Moby Dick.

GroupsNone

Homepagehttp://www.josiahmedia.com

Also onFacebook, Goodreads

Real nameJosiah Bancroft

LocationPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

Favorite authorsNot set

Account typepublic, free

URLs /profile/JosiahBancroft (profile)
/catalog/JosiahBancroft (library)

Member sinceMay 10, 2013

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 128,982,014 books! | Top bar: Always visible