Jaba Zarkua was born in 1988, Tbilisi, Georgia. He has degree in medicine and currently works as a gastroenterologist. He is actively involved in daily practice of managing and treating patients with various liver disorders. Zarkua presents himself first of all as a doctor and that’s why medicine plays a big role in his writings. His first book ”Paradox of Warmstadt” was published by Sulakauri Publishing in 2011. This collection of short stories defined his late writings, included two novels, ”The Reader Must Die” and ”In the End was the Word”. Absurd, dystopian and sullen world is the playground fro Zarkua’s novels where the author puts unequivocal statements under question.