My Sister, the Serial Killer

Oyinkan Braithwaite

‘A bombshell of a book… Sharp, explosive, hilarious’ New York Times’Doesn’t disappoint… A classic love triangle, with the added twist of the knife’ Guardian’Glittering and funny… A stiletto slipped between the ribs and through the left ventricle of the heart’ Financial TimesWhen Korede’s dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what’s expected of her: bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of steel and a strong stomach. This’ll be the third boyfriend Ayoola’s dispatched in, quote, self-defence and the third mess that her lethal little sibling has left …


Allen & Unwin acquires ‘mesmerising’ Hannah Gadsby memoir

4 September 2018

Allen & Unwin have acquired UK Commonwealth rights to Ten Steps to Nanette, the memoir by Australian comedian and performer Hannah Gadsby. Hannah Gadsby’s powerful stand-up routine Nanette debuted in 2017, and garnered rapturous international acclaim when it was streamed on Netflix in 2018. Ten Steps to Nanette is a memoir that follows the funny and sometimes dark events of Gadsby’s life leading up to her realisation that she had to quit comedy as she knew it, a decision that she interrogates in her performance. Editorial Director Clare Drysdale said: ‘Seeing Hannah Gadsby perform Nanette …