My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
Well this was fun. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Sisters. Murder. Stupid men. Loyalty. Lagos. And an ending that’s just one big 😏⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
This is not a challenging read, unless you are white and don’t know how to pronounce African names or Pigdin words & phrases (#guilty 🙋🏻♀️). For this reason I recommend the audiobook, even though as you can see that is not the route I chose. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
But it IS an edgy, darkly funny, beautiful book that was a perfect antidote to all the heavy nonfiction I’ve been getting into lately. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
This is a one-sitting read, great for poolside sitting, that Kelly Terry and I would really love to see as a Netflix limited series starting Lupita Nyongo & Octavia Spencer. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
I’ll let you discover the rest for yourselves. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Samantha Pollack writes creative copy (mostly emails) for feminist companies and/or thought leaders who are working to build a fairer, more connected culture. She’s also the founder of The Highly Sensitive Entrepreneur, a 6-week course that helps HSP business owners create healthier, more sustainable systems in their work.
She publishes frequent essays on feminism, privilege, pop culture, entrepreneurship, the creative process, and more on her website, cultofpersonality.co. She currently lives in Asheville, NC, and while she can *technically* work from anywhere, she prefers her adventures laptop-free.
Emails for cult thought leaders.
Want to learn how to craft emails that inspire action and engagement WITHOUT the “tried and true” (cough: patriarchal) norms we’ve all been taught?
I’m doing it, and I can show you how to do it, too.
(But sometimes, I also like to write about the books I’m reading, or the creative process, or the entrepreneurial experience, or why I hate Steve Jobs, or how I met my BFF. I’ll send you emails like that, too.)
*Just kidding. It’s only an email list.
Books. Cats. Rants. Drawrings.
(and every couple months or so, an unexplained absence 🤷🏻)