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Week of December 17, 2018

Paperback releases for the week of December 17th include THE POPE OF PALM BEACH, Tim Dorsey's diabolically madcap adventure featuring the indomitable Serge A. Storms and his permanently baked sidekick, Coleman, told in alternating flashbacks between Serge and Coleman’s childhoods and the present day; THE NINE OF US by Jean Kennedy Smith, in which the last surviving child of Joe and Rose Kennedy offers an intimate and illuminating look at a time long ago when she and her siblings, guided by their parents, laughed and learned a great deal under one roof; and FRESHWATER, Akwaeke Emezi's debut novel that centers on a young Nigerian woman who develops separate selves within her as a result of being born "with one foot on the other side."