New books for the week of January 27, 2018

 

Book cover of "12 Strong" by Doug Stanton“12 Strong”
by Doug Stanton

Now a major motion picture this book tells the now declassified, post September 11, true story of the mission of a small band of Special Forces soldiers who captured the strategic city of Mazer-e Sharif as part of the effort to defeat the Taliban after the attack on 9-11.

 

Book cover of "In the Footsteps of Band of Brothers" by Larry Alexander"In the Footsteps of Band of Brothers"
by Larry Alexander

Part travelogue, part historical perspective this book is an inspiring walk through the history of WWII battlefields as would have been seen through the eyes of Easy Company.

 

book cover of "The Invention of Russia" by Arkady Ostrovsky"The Invention of Russia"
by Arkady Ostrovsky

This important and timely book tells how the end of communism and the defeat of the Soviet Union didn’t lead to peace and prosperity but took an even darker turn and instead led to the rise of Putin and an ominous autocratic police state.

 

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.