New books for the week of March 02, 2019

 

Book cover of Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret by Craig Brown"Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret"
by Craig Brown

She made John Lennon Blush, left Marlon Brando tongue-tied and humiliated Elizabeth Taylor. She aroused passion and indignation in equal measure. In her heyday, she was seen as glamorous and desirable and yet she died bitterly unhappy. This biography is the tale of Princess Margaret whose life was a Cinderella story told in reverse.

 

Book cover of Wellington by Elizabeth Longford"Wellington"
by Elizabeth Longford

In this landmark biography you'll read about one of Great Britain's most famous heroes, The Duke of Wellington, from his birth in Dublin in 1769 to his great victory over Napoleon at Waterloo, in 1815.

 

book cover of Victoria & Abdul by Shrabani Basu"Victoria and Abdul;
by Shrabani Basu

This is the true story about one of history's most unlikely friendships, that of Queen Victoria and her dearest companion a young man from India named Munshi Abdul Karim. Karim was a humble servant waiting tables at the Queen's Golden Jubilee when they met. They formed bod that scandalized a nation and lasted for a decade.

 

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.

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