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- January 1st 1983 by Quartet Books (UK)
- Date of birth: October 08, 1938
- Born: in Baku, Azerbaijan.
- Description: Edward Vladimirovich Topol (Russian: Эдуард Владимирович Тополь; real name Topelberg (Russian: Топельберг; born 8 October 1938) is a Russian novelist.Born in Baku, Topol spent his teenage years finishing local school in Baku and graduated from Azerbaijan State Economic University. He also did his military service in Estonia. He worked as journalist for newspapers such as Bakinskiy Rabochiy and Komsomolskaya Pravda and wrote the screenplays for seven movies, of which two were banned due to censorship under the Soviet government.In 1978 he emigrated to USA, New York, and lived for short periods in Boston, Toronto and Miami.