Harlan Coben

1962 - Today

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Harlan Coben (born January 4, 1962) is an American writer of mystery novels and thrillers. The plots of his novels often involve the resurfacing of unresolved or misinterpreted events in the past, murders, or fatal accidents and have multiple twists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harlan Coben has received more than 2,455,743 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Harlan Coben is the 2,279th most popular writer (down from 1,777th in 2019), the 2,873rd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,089th in 2019) and the 273rd most popular American Writer.

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  • 31

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  • 3.38

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Among writers, Harlan Coben ranks 2,279 out of 5,794Before him are Anagarika Dharmapala, Edgar Lee Masters, Ueda Akinari, Ammonius of Alexandria, Frigyes Karinthy, and Ki no Tsurayuki. After him are Robert Cialdini, Gaston III, Count of Foix, Dionysios Solomos, Józef Czapski, Mir Taqi Mir, and Polemon I of Pontus.

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Among people born in 1962, Harlan Coben ranks 67Before him are Chuck Palahniuk, Patrick Ewing, Joan Laporta, Michel Petrucciani, Julio Salinas, and Marty Friedman. After him are John Hannah, Black, Manute Bol, Manuel Valls, Clark Gregg, and Felicity Huffman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Harlan Coben ranks 2,873 out of 15,968Before him are Charles Bachman (1924), Marty Friedman (1962), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (1958), Erin Brockovich (1960), Cy Young (1867), and Melissa McCarthy (1970). After him are Tom Petty (1950), Paul Castellano (1915), Fred Niblo (1874), Taylor Hackford (1944), Henry George (1839), and Jackie Jackson (1951).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Harlan Coben ranks 273Before him are Fritz Leiber (1910), Leon Uris (1924), Larry Niven (1938), S. S. Van Dine (1888), Terry Goodkind (1948), and Edgar Lee Masters (1868). After him are Stephenie Meyer (1973), Elmore Leonard (1925), Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919), E. L. Doctorow (1931), Jacques Futrelle (1875), and John Cheever (1912).

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