Borovik, Genrikh (Aviezerovich)

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article
views updated

BOROVIK, Genrikh (Aviezerovich)

BOROVIK, Genrikh (Aviezerovich). Russian, b. 1929. Genres: Plays/Screenplays, Novels, International relations/Current affairs. Career: Journalist, novelist, playwright, and television personality. Chief Moscow correspondent for Literary Gazette and Novosti Press Agency, 1966-72; Writers Union of the U.S.S.R., secretary, 1976-89; served as president of the International Federation for Peace and Conciliation and vice president of the World Peace Council, 1987-93; served as People's Deputy of the Soviet Union and Deputy Chair of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Supreme Soviet, 1989-91; Vashe-TV, Moscow, president. Publications: Povest o Zelenov Yascheritse (title means:, A Story about a Green Lizard), 1961; Reportaj s fashistskih granits (title means:, Reportage from Fascist Borders), 1974; Mai v Lissabone (title means:, May in Lisboa), 1975; Kontora na Ulitse Montera (title means:, Office on Montera Street), 1978; Interviyu v Buenos Airese (selected plays; title means:, Interview in Buenos Aires), 1980; Istoria odnogo ubiystva (biography of Martin Luther King, Jr.; title means:, The Story of One Killing), 1980; Moment Istini (title means:, Moment of Truth), 1981; Prolog (novel-essay; title means:, Prologue), 1984; Agent 00 (play), 1986; Izbrannoe (selected works), 2 vols, 1987; The Philby Files: The Secret Life of Master Spy Kim Philby, 1994. Author of additional books, plays, and screenplays. Contributor to periodicals around the world. Address: c/o Vashe TV, 12 ul Koroleva, Moscow, Russia.