Keigo Higashino

Keigo Higashino


Born
in Osaka, Japan
February 04, 1958

Genre


Keigo Higashino (東野 圭吾) 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
...more

Average rating: 4.0 · 53,818 ratings · 7,317 reviews · 105 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Devotion of Suspect X (...

by
4.08 avg rating — 19,804 ratings — published 2005 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Salvation of a Saint

by
3.89 avg rating — 7,167 ratings — published 2008 — 38 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Malice

by
3.92 avg rating — 6,430 ratings — published 1996 — 30 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Journey Under the Midnight Sun

by
4.29 avg rating — 4,860 ratings — published 1999 — 24 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
A Midsummer's Equation

by
3.85 avg rating — 2,377 ratings — published 2011 — 23 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Naoko

by
3.85 avg rating — 2,073 ratings12 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
ナミヤ雑貨店の奇蹟

by
4.41 avg rating — 2,629 ratings — published 2012 — 9 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
白夜行 上

by
4.52 avg rating — 335 ratings — published 2008
Rate this book
Clear rating
綁架遊戲

by
3.69 avg rating — 496 ratings — published 2002 — 12 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
白夜行 下

by
4.54 avg rating — 273 ratings — published 2008
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Keigo Higashino…
探偵ガリレオ [Tantei Garireo] 予知夢 [Yochimu] The Devotion of Suspect X ガリレオの苦悩 [Garireo no Kunō] Salvation of a Saint A Midsummer's Equation 虚像の道化師 [Kyozo No Dokeshi]
(8 books)
by
4.01 avg rating — 29,941 ratings

畢業:雪月花殺人遊戲 眠りの森 [nemuri no mori] どちらかが彼女を殺した [Dochiraka ga k... Malice 私が彼を殺した [Watashi ga kare o ... 嘘をもうひとつだけ [uso o mou hitots... 赤い指 [Akai yubi]
(10 books)
by
3.90 avg rating — 7,418 ratings

怪笑小説 毒笑小説 黒笑小説 歪笑小説
(4 books)
by
3.60 avg rating — 240 ratings

Heads, Band 1 Heads 2 Heads 3 Heads, Band 4
(4 books)
by
3.93 avg rating — 117 ratings

浪花少年探偵団 [Naniwa shōnen tan... 再見了, 忍老師
(2 books)
by
3.18 avg rating — 39 ratings

More series 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

“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

“Watching people is a bit of a hobby of mine. It's quite fascinating, really.”
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.