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Michael Connelly

1956 - Today

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Michael Joseph Connelly (born July 21, 1956) is an American author of detective novels and other crime fiction, notably those featuring LAPD Detective Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch and criminal defense attorney Mickey Haller. Connelly is the bestselling author of 31 novels and one work of non-fiction, with over 74 million copies of his books sold worldwide and translated into 40 languages. His first novel, The Black Echo, won the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award for Best First Novel in 1992. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Connelly has received more than 2,765,718 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Michael Connelly is the 1,119th most popular writer (up from 1,343rd in 2019), the 1,352nd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,581st in 2019) and the 135th most popular American Writer.

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  • 31

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  • 6.76

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  • 2.44

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Among writers, Michael Connelly ranks 1,119 out of 5,755Before him are Harry Harrison, Waris Dirie, Virginia Henderson, Dionysius Thrax, B. H. Liddell Hart, and Ephraim Kishon. After him are Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak, Lin Yutang, Rudolf von Sebottendorf, Meng Haoran, Joan Fuster, and Gaius Asinius Pollio.

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Among people born in 1956, Michael Connelly ranks 37Before him are Katerina Sakellaropoulou, Geena Davis, Dalia Grybauskaitė, Marc Dutroux, Leslie Cheung, and Larry Bird. After him are William Fichtner, Amado Carrillo Fuentes, Bob Saget, Steve Harris, Eric Roberts, and David Caruso.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Connelly ranks 1,352 out of 18,182Before him are Douglas Osheroff (1945), Robert Curl (1933), Virginia Henderson (1897), Ben Stiller (1965), Clyde Drexler (1962), and Courtney Love (1964). After him are Stan Kroenke (1947), Viola Davis (1965), Oscar Robertson (1938), James Bond (1900), Susan Hayward (1917), and Betty Ford (1918).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Michael Connelly ranks 135Before him are Irwin Shaw (1913), Cormac McCarthy (1933), Edith Wharton (1862), Nora Roberts (1950), Harry Harrison (1925), and Virginia Henderson (1897). After him are James Bond (1900), Ken Kesey (1935), Rex Stout (1886), Jean M. Auel (1936), Robert Wilson (1941), and Danielle Steel (1947).

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