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  • Bibliography:
    63 Books (1 Series)
  • First Book:
    September 2007
  • Latest Book:
    October 2023
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Full Series List in Order

Bookman Histories

1 - The Bookman (Aug-2010)
2 - Camera Obscura (Nov-2010)
3 - The Great Game (Feb-2012)

Book List in Order: 63 titles



  • THE CLASSIC COLLECTION OF JEWISH FANTASY!“Marks a milestone in the literature of the fantastic.” " Paul Di Filippo, author of The Steampunk TrilogyIn HebrewPunk, World Fantasy Award winning author Lavie Tidhar had reinvented pulp fantasy fictio...



  • The Apex Book of World SF, edited by Lavie Tidhar, features award-winning science fiction and fantasy short stories from Asia, Eastern Europe, and around the world.

    The world of speculative fiction is expansive; it covers more than one coun...



  • A collection of near-future, optimistic SF stories where some of the genre's brightest stars and most exciting new talents portray the possible roads to a better tomorrow. Definitely not a plethora of Pollyannas (but neither a barrage of dystopias), ...



  • LATE EXTRA! BOMB OUTRAGE IN LONDON! When his beloved is killed in a terrorist atrocity committed by the sinister Bookman, young poet Orphan becomes enmeshed in a web of secrets and lies. his quest to uncover the truth takes him from the hidden catac...



  • A British secret agent is caught in a plot to assassinate archangels who settled Earth after WWII in this classic thriller from the World Fantasy Award winning author!

    “Sharp, brutal, cool--yet also stunningly imaginative and perfectly r...



  • CAN'T FIND A RATIONAL EXPLANATION TO A MYSTERY? CALL IN THE QUIET COUNCIL. The mysterious and glamorous Lady De Winter is one of their most valuable agents. A despicable murder inside a locked and bolted room on the Rue Morgue in Paris is just the st...



  • In this thrilling collection of original stories some of today’s hottest paranormal authors delight, thrill and captivate readers with otherworldly tales of magic and mischief. In Jim Butcher’s ”Curses” Harry Dresden investigates how to lift ...



  • Three wise men came from the East for the infant Jesus in The New Testament. Three brave companions accompany the Buddha in the Chinese classic A Journey to the West. Could they have been the same three? Guided by a star, three strange companions arr...



  • When Mycroft Holmes is murdered in London, it is up to retired shadow executive Smith to track down his killer - and stumble on the greatest conspiracy of his life. Strange forces are stirring into life around the globe, and in the shadow game of spi...






  • Lavie Tidhar was in Dar-es-Salaam during the American embassy bombings in 1998, and stayed in the same hotel as the Al Qaeda operatives in Nairobi. Since then he and his now-wife have narrowly avoided both the 2005 London, King’s Cross and 2004 Sin...



  • Containing all three Bookman History novels: "The Bookman Camera Obscura"; "The Great Game"; and "The Bookman". When his beloved is killed in a terrorist atrocity by the sinister Bookman, young poet Orphan becomes enmeshed in a web of secrets and lie...



  • 1941: an hour before the attack on Pearl Harbour, a man from the future materialises in President Roosevelt’s office. His offer of military aid may cut the War and its pending atrocities short, and alter the course of the future . . . The future: w...



  • There are kin and there are -kin. There are not many dragons, but there are many who think they are, or want to be, or claim to remember being....



  • “If John le Carre wrote a superhero novel about the Cold War, it might be this good.” -- Charles Stross “A torrid tour de force.” -- James Ellroy “Like Watchmen on crack.” -- io9 A bold experiment has mutated a small fraction of humanit...



  • A legend tells of the Mirror of Falang-Et: a magical object in the city of the frog tribes, which can tell all manner of truths. . . There is only one truth Gorel of Goliris " gunslinger, addict, touched by the Black Kiss " is interested in: find...



  • "Selfies", by Lavie Tidhar, is a creepy little horror tale about the fate of a young woman who makes the mistake of a lifetime when she buys a new phone in the local mall.At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Man...



  • His name was Gorel of Goliris and he was a gunslinger and an addict, touched by the Black Kiss. Gorel wanted nothing more than to return to his home, the greatest empire the World had ever known, from which he was banished by sorcery as a child. But ...



  • “The best book I read last year is A Man Lies Dreaming by Lavie Tidhar... It is so cleverly constructed and such a spectacular conclusion unfolds that you are going to take it all very seriously.” " Sting “Ambitious as hell” "Ian Rankin ...



  • Terminal by Lavie Tidhar is an emotionally wrenching science fiction story about people, who, either having nothing to lose or having a deep desire to go into space, travel to Mars via cheap, one-person, one-way vehicles dubbed jalopies. During the t...






  • Appeals to fans of classic and contemporary science fiction and mainstream fiction Contains international and multicultural themes Israeli-born author has also lived in Vanuatu, Laos, South Africa, Israel, and the UK...



  • The world of Heven was populated, centuries ago, by Melanesian settlers from distant Earth. It is a peaceful, quiet world yet it harbours ancient secrets. Kai just wants to fly. But flying is the one thing forbidden on Heven -- a world dominated b...



  • In Jews vs Aliens, editors Lavie Tidhar and Rebecca Levene have gathered together brand new stories from the light-hearted to the profound, with authors ranging from Orange Prize winner Naomi Alderman to Big Bang Theory writer/producer Eric Kaplan, a...



  • In Jews vs Zombies, editors Lavie Tidhar and Rebecca Levene have gathered together brand new stories from the light-hearted to the profound, with authors ranging from BSFA Award winner Adam Roberts to best-selling author Sarah Lotz, all asking, for t...



  • A space opera adventure set in a universe controlled and run by Jewish religious authorities. An enforcer is sent to a distant planet where he discovers an android who changes his mind about what is right and wrong.At the Publisher's request, this t...



  • Can dreams come true? They can if you win the lottery, which promises to provide what your heart desires. For a humble shopkeeper in Yiwu, it’s a living, selling lottery tickets. Until a winning ticket opens up mysteries he’d never imagined. Lavi...



  • NPR Books Best Books of 2018 Library Journal Best Books of 2018 Publishers Weekly Top Books of 2018 UK Guardian Best Books of 2018 From the bestselling author of Central Station comes an extraordinary new novel recalling China Miéville and Michael C...



  • LONGLISTED FOR THE HUGO AWARD FOR BEST NOVELLA  |  YEAR’S BEST SF SELECTION (GARDNER DOZOIS)  |  YEAR’S BEST SF&F SELECTION (RICH HORTON)  |  YEAR’S TOP SHORT SF NOVELS SELECTION (ALLEN KASTER) “Lon...




  • Lavie Tidhar's space opera sci-fi tale "In Xanadu" is a Tor.com Original. Security through physicality. Security through redundancy. Security through obscurity. How do immortal artificial intelligences defend themselves? With an air gap. With a secur...






  • For Sherlock, there was only ever one woman – now Irene Adler is on a mission to take down Moriarty! It’s the League of Extraordinary Gentlewomen, as Adler teams up with a host of famous female faces from science, history and literature t...



  • “A complex, layered and hugely enjoyable story” "Bestsf “Lovely work” "Locus When a mysterious message arrives from vanished New Atlantis, a restless Mai undertakes the perilous journey to its drowned isles. But the journey is long and ha...



  • Editor Jared Shurin has gathered the very best work published by British and British-based authors in 2019, producing a diverse and surprising set of stories full of wonder, wit, delight and malevolence. They range from traditional to contemporary fa...





  • “Vicious, beautiful, profane and wickedly funny” " The Washington PostNarcos meets Excalibur in a wide-screen, spell-binding and radical re-imagining of the story of King Arthur as you’ve never seen it before.The king is dead. And so is chiva...





  • In a city where candy is a crime and sugar is scandalous, Nelle Faulker is a 12-year-old private detective looking for her next client.

    When notorious candy gangster Eddie de Menthe asks for her help to find a missing teddy bear, Nelle Fau...



  • While Irene Adler and Jane Eyre settled into their new London lodgings, they received a visit from the deceased Professor Moriarty’s right-hand man, Colonel Sebastian Moran. However, before he could impart any meaningful information regarding t...



  • The final battle begins! After an assassination attempt on Irene Adler and Jane Eyre fails, they race to the aerodrome to try to stop Ayesha, She Who Must be Obeyed! From the World Fantasy Award-winning writer Lavie Tidhar and artist Paul McCaffrey ...



  • No vampire is ever innocent in Lavie Tidhar's "Judge Dee and the Limits of the Law", a Tor.com Original short storyThe wandering Judge Dee serves as judge, jury, and executioner for any vampire who breaks the laws designed to safeguard their kind’s...







  • Award-winning author Lavie Tidhar returns with a dark fantasy Tor.com Original short story, "Judge Dee and the Three Deaths of Count Werdenfels."Judge Dee is back to solve a brand-new case involving the mysterious death of the vampire Count Werdenfel...



  • For Sherlock, there was only ever one woman - now Irene Adler is on a mission to take down Moriarty! 

    It's the League of Extraordinary Gentlewomen, as Adler teams up with a host of famous female faces from science, history and literature to ...



  • “Tidhar changes genres with every outing, but his astounding talents guarantee something new and compelling no matter the story he tells.” "Library Journal

    The daughter of a legendary card player with skills of her own, Claire doesn...



  • “Tidhar is a genius at conjuring realities that are just two steps to the left of our own.” "NPR

    “A warped genius... There is no one like him.” " Ian McDonald

    With an introduction by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, author of N...



  • Twenty-six new short stories representing the state of the art in international science fiction.
    'Rare and wonderful' The Times

    'The most important anthology of SF short fiction since Dangerous Visions' Adam Roberts



  • 2022 Philip K. Dick Award Special Citation, Best Novel In this dazzling new novel evoking Westerns, surrealism, epic fantasy, mythology, and circus extravaganzas, World Fantasy Award winner Lavie Tidhar (Central Station) has created an incomparable d...



  • "Judge Dee and the Poisoner of Montmartre" is a dark fantasy Tor.com Original short story from award-winning author Lavie Tidhar.Judge Dee returns to solve a new case involving a Parisian party gone wrong. But this time? Everyone in attendance is a ...



  • God bless you, England, on this glorious Year of Our Lord, 1145. Things are definitely not right in Nottingham. Rebecca, daughter of a Jewish money-lender, has a sense for it. A mad monk schemes to resurrect the Christ from body parts. A bone harpis...



  • Paris is burning and Judge Dee and Jonathan are on the run. To guarantee their safety, they join a band of seven vampires escaping to England. The only problem? Someone in their midst is killing off members of their group one by one. It's of no matte...









  • Twenty-nine new short stories representing the state of the art in international science fiction.

    The second annual instalment to the 'rare and wonderful' (The Times) The Best of World SF Volume 1, this collection of twenty-nine st...



  • Twenty-nine new short stories representing the state of the art in international science fiction. The second annual instalment to the 'rare and wonderful' (The Times) The Best of World SF Volume 1, this collection of twenty-nine stories, including ei...



  • In this latest Tor.com Original short story by Lavie Tidhar, "Judge Dee and the Mystery of the Missing Manuscript,"our beloved hero Judge Dee must himself stand trial before his fellow vampires for the loss of a valuable manuscript, even as those vam...



  • Today, Neom is a utopian dream -- a megacity of the future yet to be built in the Saudi desert. In this deeply imaginative novel from the award-winning universe of Central Station, far-future Neom is already old. Sentient machines roam the desert sea...





  • In this, the eighth year of the Best of British Science Fiction anthology series, editor Donna Scott has outdone herself, scouring magazines, anthologies, webzines and obscure genre corners to discover the very best science fiction stories by British...





  • Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2023 Caught between realities, a mathematician, a book dealer, and a mobster desperately seek a notorious book that disappears upon being read. Only the author, a rakish sci-fi writer, knows whether his popular novel i...



  • The third annual instalment to the 'excellent, lovingly curated' (Financial Times) The Best of World SF series The Best of World SF series is a fixture on the global science fiction scene. If you want to find the most exciting SF authors writing toda...



  • The third annual instalment to the 'excellent, lovingly curated' (Financial Times) The Best of World SF series

    The Best of World SF series is a fixture on the global science fiction scene. If you want to find the most exciting SF a...



  • A new Judge Dee mystery from Lavie Tidhar!While visiting the mysterious castle of Maidstone for an investigation, Judge Dee and Jonathan discover the only thing more menacing than a vampire child is twin vampire children...At the Publisher's request...


Award-Winning Books by Lavie Tidhar

Central Station
2017 John W. Campbell Memorial Award -- Novel
Osama
2012 World Fantasy Award -- Novel


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Lavie Tidhar has published 63 books.

Lavie Tidhar does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, The Best of World SF ~ Vol 3: Volume 3, was published in October 2023.

The first book by Lavie Tidhar, Hebrewpunk, was published in September 2007.

Yes. Lavie Tidhar has 1 series.