Keigo Higashino





Keigo Higashino

Author profile


born
in Osaka, Japan
February 04, 1958

gender
male

genre


About this author

Keigo Higashino is one of the most popular and biggest selling fiction authors in Japan—as well known as James Patterson, Dean Koontz or Tom Clancy are in the USA.

Born in Osaka, he started writing novels while still working as an engineer at Nippon Denso Co.(presently DENSO). He won the Edogawa Rampo Prize, which is awarded annually to the finest mystery work, in 1985 for the novel Hōkago (After School) at age 27. Subsequently, he quit his job and started a career as a writer in Tokyo.

In 1999, he won the Mystery Writers of Japan Inc award for the novel Himitsu (The Secret), which was translated into English by Kerim Yasar and published by Vertical under the title of Naoko in 2004. In 2006, he won the 134th Naoki Prize for Yōgisha X no Kensh
...more


Average rating: 3.86 · 16,191 ratings · 2,475 reviews · 100 distinct works · Similar authors
The Devotion of Suspect X
by
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 8,415 ratings — published 2005 — 53 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Salvation of a Saint
by
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 2,751 ratings — published 2008 — 27 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Malice: A Mystery
by
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 1,432 ratings — published 1996 — 17 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Naoko
by
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 824 ratings — published 1998 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
白夜行
4.41 of 5 stars 4.41 avg rating — 352 ratings — published 1999 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
流星の絆[Ryuusei no Kizuna]
by
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 125 ratings4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tegami
by
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 98 ratings — published 2003 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
ナミヤ雑貨店の奇蹟
by
4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 119 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
探偵ガリレオ [Tantei Garireo]
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 104 ratings — published 2002 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
幻夜 [Gen'ya]
by
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Keigo Higashino…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“Sometimes, all you had to do was exist in order to be someone's saviour.”
Keigo Higashino, The Devotion of Suspect X

“Watching people is a bit of a hobby of mine. It's quite fascinating, really.”
Keigo Higashino, The Devotion of Suspect X

“It’s more difficult to create the problem than to solve it. All the person trying to solve the problem has to do is always respect the problem’s creator.”
Keigo Higashino, The Devotion of Suspect X

Polls

More...

Topics Mentioning This Author



Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Keigo to Goodreads.