Lavie Tidhar is the World Fantasy Award-winning author of Osama (2011), The Violent Century (2013), the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize-winning A Man Lies Dreaming (2014), the Campbell Award and Neukom Prize-winning Central Station (2016), and Unholy Land (2018) in addition to many other works and several other awards. His latest novels are By Force Alone (2020), children's book The Candy Mafia (2020), and graphic novel Adler (2021). Forthcoming in 2021 are novels The Escapement (US) and The Hood (UK), and the anthology The Best of World SF. Lavie works across genres, combining detective and thriller modes with poetry, science fiction, and historical and autobiographical material. His work has been compared to that of Philip K. Dick by The Guardian and the Financial Times and to Kurt Vonnegut’s by Locus.