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R. L. Stine

1943 - Today

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Robert Lawrence Stine (; born October 8, 1943), sometimes known as Jovial Bob Stine and Eric Affabee, is an American novelist, short story writer, television producer, screenwriter, and executive editor. Stine has been referred to as the "Stephen King of children's literature" and is the author of hundreds of horror fiction novels, including the books in the Fear Street, Goosebumps, Rotten School, Mostly Ghostly and The Nightmare Room series. Some of his other works include a Space Cadets trilogy, two Hark gamebooks, and dozens of joke books. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of R. L. Stine has received more than 5,490,764 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). R. L. Stine is the 1,279th most popular writer (up from 1,650th in 2019), the 1,593rd most popular biography from United States (up from 2,068th in 2019) and the 154th most popular American Writer.

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  • 5.5M

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  • 58.98

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  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.18

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, R. L. Stine ranks 1,279 out of 5,755Before him are Winifred Wagner, Juliusz Słowacki, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Albert Barillé, Maurus Servius Honoratus, and Ivan Vazov. After him are Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz, W. G. Sebald, August von Kotzebue, Maj Sjöwall, Alexander Afanasyev, and Georg Kaiser.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1943, R. L. Stine ranks 105Before him are Wanda Rutkiewicz, Eric Idle, Thomas J. Sargent, Mario J. Molina, Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, and Barbara Bouchet. After him are Finn E. Kydland, J. Michael Kosterlitz, Luis Carlos Galán, Paul Van Himst, Martin Campbell, and Reinaldo Arenas.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, R. L. Stine ranks 1,593 out of 18,182Before him are Bruce Nauman (1941), Jimmy Doolittle (1896), Edgar Mitchell (1930), George Clinton (1739), Steve McCurry (1950), and Vincent du Vigneaud (1901). After him are Chyna (1969), Ed White (1930), Cy Twombly (1928), Sterling Hayden (1916), Macaulay Culkin (1980), and Ralph Bellamy (1904).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, R. L. Stine ranks 154Before him are Jeffery Deaver (1950), Carson McCullers (1917), Poul Anderson (1926), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807), Valerie Solanas (1936), and Anthony Bourdain (1956). After him are Robin Hobb (1952), James Baldwin (1924), Henry Steel Olcott (1832), Robert Sheckley (1928), Don DeLillo (1936), and Robert Bloch (1917).

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