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BOOK TRAILER: “The Love Machine & Other Contraptions” by Nir Yaniv

Check out this book trailer for Nir Yaniv’s new collection The Love Machine & Other Contraptions. +1 for use of classic robots!

But first, the description….

What happens when every wish you make is immediately granted by God? If you could use the power of music to travel through time? If your body was the battleground for a strange, alien invasion?

In this, his debut collection in English, Israeli author Nir Yaniv shows his remarkable versatility, collecting stories from over a decade of writing and a wide range of the fantastic. In turns humorous, lyrical, profound – but always entertaining – these are the haunting tales of an author at the height of his power.

“Each story is a bright flash of odd brilliance… unmissable.” – Lavie Tidhar, World Fantasy Award winning author of Osama.

“A fantastic, wonderful, weird story … Speaks very powerfully to the human spirit.” – Strange Horizons, on “Undercity”

“Hypnotic, surreal and prophetic, Nir Yaniv’s “The Dream of the Blue Man” is a story you won’t soon forget.” – World Fantasy Award winner Ann VanderMeer

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[Interviewer’s Note: This is a series of interviews featuring the contributors of The Apex Book of World SF edited by Lavie Tidhar. It’ll run every Monday to Friday until I run out of interviews. Two of these interviews will be reprinted in Apex Magazine but the rest are exclusive to SF Signal.]

Nir Yaniv is an Israeli writer, musician and editor living in Tel Aviv. His first story collection, “One Hell of a Writer”, was published in Israel by Odyssey Press in 2006. His stories appeared in various Israeli magazines and publications; some of them were translated into English and German, and appeared in such magazines as Weird Tales, Shimmer and the German InterNova. His collaboration with Lavie Tidhar – the novel “The Tel Aviv Dossier” – was published in 2009 by the Canadian-based Chizine Publications.

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