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CollectionsOffice - Amy (2), Adult (1,104), Children (558), Teen (309), Office - Joseph (96), Currently reading (3), All collections (2,075)

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TagsMedieval Britain (200), Penguin Classics (165), Medieval History (137), Medieval British History (133), British Fiction & Literature (129), Penguin Classics Series 4 (101), Mormonism (80), Biography (73), Anglo-Saxons (60), Great Illustrated Classics (53) — see all tags

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'Man is in love and loves what vanishes,
What more is there to say?' - W.B.Yeats

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About my libraryA catalogue of our home library. Our adult collection has many books relating to:
☩ British history & biography (especially medieval: circa 500-1500 AD)
☩ British literature, poetry & drama (especially pre-1940)
☩ History, doctrines and culture of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church)
☩ Fiction set in medieval Britain
☩ The work of Nephi Anderson, one of the first authors of Mormon fiction and my paternal great-grandfather
☩ History, doctrines, and culture of the Roman Catholic Church
☩ The life and work of English poet and novelist Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)
☩ The life and times of Irish politician Michael Collins (1890-1922)
☩ The life and work of English novelist Jane Austen (1775-1817)
☩ Latin, Old English, & Middle English languages
☩ English nature, folk, religion, travel, & architecture
☩ Cadfael, the fictional medieval Welsh monk and sleuth created by Ellis Peters


Favorite authorsPeter Ackroyd, Nephi Anderson, Bede, Ingmar Bergman, Thomas Hardy, Dan Jones, Paul Kingsnorth, David Macaulay, Robert Macfarlane, George Orwell, Bertrand Russell, Simon Schama, Michael Wood, William Butler Yeats (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresBack of Beyond Books, Becky's Bookshelf, Eborn Books, Ken Sanders Rare Books, Orrin Schwab Books, Pioneer Book, Powell's City of Books (Portland), Weller Book Works

Favorite librariesBingham Creek Library, Calvin S. Smith Library, Dorking Library, Logan Library, Merrill-Cazier Library, St. Ann's Library



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Real nameJoseph N. Anderson

LocationLogan, Utah, USA

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/ukforever (profile)
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Member sinceNov 14, 2007

Currently readingThe Oxford Illustrated History of Medieval England (Oxford Illustrated Histories) by Nigel Saul
Real England: The Battle Against the Bland by Paul Kingsnorth
Essays (Penguin Modern Classics) by George Orwell

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