Essayist, literary translator, novelist Gregory Shalvovich Chkhartishvili
was born in Georgia in 1956. Since 1958 lives in Moscow. He graduated from the historical-philological department of the Institute of Asia and Africa (MSU).
Deputy chief editor of Foreign Literature, Chief Editor of 20-volume "Anthology of Japanese Literature, chairman of mega-project" Pushkin Library "(Soros Foundation)
. Author of the book "The Writer and Suicide" (Moscow: New Literary Review, . 1999), . literary-critical articles, . Japanese Translation, . American and English literature (Yukio Mishima, . Kenji Maruyama, . Yasushi Inoue, . Koragessan Boyle, . Malcolm Bradbury, . Peter Ustinov and others) and literary works, . written under the pseudonym Boris Akunin (novels and stories the series "The Adventures of Erast Fandorin",
. Publishing. 3aharov, 1998-1999).
. Man of the project "An interview with Gregory Lev Rubinstein Chkhartishvili for the magazine` Results `
. Essayist Grigory Chkhartishvili seated novelist Boris Akunin for screenwriting
. "From an idiot - with love" Review of the book by Boris Akunin `Tales for idiots'
. Again Fandorin, just not the same
. But Akunin with Chkhartishvili
all the same