The International #RivetingReads Salon: Zinovy Zinik

Moscow-born British author Zinovy Zinik lost his Soviet citizenship in 1975 and arrived in London via Jerusalem in 1976. Zinik has written 14 books of fiction and non-fiction in both English and Russian, dwelling on the dual existence of immigrants, religious converts and political outcasts. His recent books in English include an autobiographical tale History Thieves and a novel Sounds Familiar or The Beast of Artek. His latest novel in Russian is The Orgone Box, published this year. Zinovy is a regular contributor to the Times Literary Supplement and BBC Radio.

Zinovy Zinik will appear during The International #RivetingReads Salon on 28 April at Waterstones Piccadilly, part of the Writers of the World Unite! festival. Other guests of The International #RivetingReads Salon are Boris AkuninCristina Sánchez-Andrade, Diego Marani, Elif ShafakGeorge SzirtesOscar Guardiola-RiveraRory MacLean, Vaseem Khan and Vesna Goldsworthy.

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