New books for week of March 18, 2017

 

Book cover "The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson"“The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson”
by Emily Dickinson

A recluse of the 1800s, Dickinson fashioned verse unmatched in its vision and understanding in her isolation. Though only seven of her 1,775 poems were published in her lifetime, Dickinson is one of the most renowned poets of all time. This edition contains the first four volumes of Emily Dickinson’s work, representing a scope of themes and moods. Dickinson explores subjects such as love, hope, nature, solitude, society and death in depth with overarching stylistic complexity.

 

Book cover of "The Collected Tales and Poems of Edgar Allen Poe""The Collected Tales and Poems of Edgar Allen Poe"
by Edgar Allen Poe

Delve into the imaginative short stories and poetic masterpieces of Edgar Allen Poe. This volume comes complete with fantastical terrors and bizarre accounts such as the Tell-Tale Heart, House of Usher, The Raven, Ulalume, and The Murders in Rue Morgue. Not for the faint of heart, but for those who crave a wondrous and frightening literary adventure.

 

book cover of "The Collected Poems of Sylvia Plath""The Collected Poems of Sylvia Plath"
by Sylvia Plath

All of Sylvia Plath’s poetry elegantly assembled into one volume including published and unpublished poems as well as samplings of her earlier work. Plath is best known for her dynamic confessional style, most notably the poetic collections of the Colossus and Ariel. Her work examined things she dealt with in her own life such as depression and a fixation on death.

 

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.