We're already very proud to be publishing the exceptional Osama by Lavie Tidhar in October, but now there's even more cause to celebrate - it's been nominated for the World Fantasy Award for best novel!
Osama will be published in paperback by Solaris on October 9th in the US and Canada, and October 11 in the UK.
We'll find out if it's won at the next World Fantasy Convention, where the judges are John Berlyne, James P. Blaylock, Stephen Gallagher, Mary Kay Kare, and Jacques Post.
And some very super people have already said some very super things about it:
‘A strange, melancholy and moving reflection, torquing politics with the fantastic, and vice virtuosically versa.’
‘Not a writer to mess around with half measures… brings to mind Philip K Dick’s seminal science fiction novel The Man in the High Castle.’
‘The author is young, ambitious, skilled and original. Osama is an ingenious inversion of modern history...excellent, evocative and atmospheric.’
In an alternate world without global terrorism, a private detective is hired by a mysterious woman to track down the obscure creator of the fictional vigilante, Osama Bin Laden...