New books for week of June 29, 2013

 

Book cover of "For a Song and a Hundred Songs" by Yiwu Liao“For a Song and a Hundred Songs”
by Yiwu Liao

The story of one poet’s four years spent in a Chinese prison for writing an incendiary poem expressing his outrage about the Tiananmen Square massacre.

 

 

Book cover of "Peter Cushing: A Life in Film" by David Miller “Peter Cushing: A Life in Film”
by David Miller

Starring in everything from Dracula to Star Wars this is the story of one of Britain’s best-loved cult cinema film stars from the fifties, sixties and seventies.

 

 

Bookcover of “Imperfect:  An Improbable Life" by Jim Abbott and Tim Brown“Imperfect: An Improbable Life”
by Jim Abbott and Tim Brown

Born without a right hand Jim Abbot over came the obstacles and became an incredibly talented athlete going so far as to throw one of the most dramatic no-hitters in major-league baseball history. This is a pitch-by-pitch account of his remarkable journey.

 

 

Downloadable ebooks and Audiobooks

The library has just added hundreds of new titles! Everything from crafting to cooking to children’s books can be found on our website www.whitco.lib.wa.us.  Just go to our downloadable ebook and audiobook page and click on the link.