Books by Keigo Higashino and Complete Book Reviews

Keigo Higashino, trans. from the Japanese by Alexander O. Smith. Minotaur, $25.99 (368p) ISBN 978-1-250-02792-4
Edgar-finalist Higashino’s excellent third whodunit featuring Manabu Yukawa (after 2012’s Salvation of a Saint) takes the brilliant physicist to the dying Japanese resort town of Hari Cove, where Yukawa (aka Detective Galileo) offers his expertise...
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Keigo Higashino, trans. from the Japanese by Alexander O. Smith with Joseph Reeder. Minotaur, $26.99 (560p) ISBN 978-1-250-10579-0
Though Higashino’s previous puzzle mysteries, like 2011’s The Devotion of Suspect X, matched cleverness with well-rounded characters, the Japanese author ups his game with this epic whodunit featuring an intricate plot that spans two decades. In...
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Keigo Higashino, trans. from the Japanese by Alexander O. Smith, read by David Pittu. Macmillan Audio, unabridged, seven CDs, 9 hrs., $29.99 ISBN 978-1-4272-1195-8
In this tightly plotted crime novel, Higashino pits a brilliant math teacher, Tetsuya Ishigami, against Dr. Manabu Yukawa, a shrewd physicist whose deductive prowess has earned him the nickname Detective Galileo. When Ishigami overhears his lovely...
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Keigo Higashino, trans. from the Japanese by Alexander O. Smith, with Elye Alexander. Minotaur, $24.99 (288p) ISBN 978-1-250-03560-8
Set in 1996, Higashino’s first Kyoichiro Kaga novel to be translated into English is as fiendishly clever as The Devotion of Suspect X (2011), the first in his Detective Galileo series. Kaga finds that he has a personal connection to a murder case....
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Keigo Higashino, trans. from the Japanese by Alexander O. Smith with Elye Alexander. Minotaur, $24.99 (336p) ISBN 978-0-312-60068-6
Howdunit, rather than whodunit, appears to be the central question of Edgar-finalist Higashino’s brilliant second mystery featuring Tokyo police detective Manabu Yukawa (after 2011’s The Devotion of Suspect X). After Yoshitaka Mashiba tells his wife,
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Keigo Higashino, trans. from the Japanese by Alexander O, Smith with Elye J. Alexander. Minotaur, $24.99 (304p) ISBN 978-0-312-37506-5
Higashino won Japan's Naoki Prize for Best Novel with this stunning thriller about miscarried human devotion, a bestseller in Japan. Pretty Tokyo divorcée Yasuko Hanaoka, secretly adored by her neighbor, lonely mathematician Ishigami, strangles her...
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Keigo Higashino, trans. from the Japanese by Alexander O. Smith, read by Jeff Woodman. Macmillan Audio, unabridged, 6 CDs, 7.5 hrs., $29.99 ISBN 978-1-4272-4431-4
A nearly perfect example of the classic deduction-based mystery novel, Higashino’s artfully constructed tale begins with the murder of bestselling author Kunihiko Hidaka in a locked office of his locked home. His body is discovered by his wife, Rie,
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Keigo Higashino, trans. from the Japanese by Sam Bett. Yen On, $20 (320p) ISBN 978-1-9753-8257-5
Higashino (Newcomer), a bestseller in his native Japan, departs from his normal thrillers to deliver a sparkling tale about opening up to others’ troubles. Shota, Atsuya, and Kohei are looking for a place to lay low after committing a robbery and...
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Keigo Higashino, trans. from the Japanese by Giles Murray. Minotaur, $26.99 (352p) ISBN 978-1-250-06786-9
In Higashino’s satisfying second novel featuring Kyoichiro Kaga to be published in English (after 2014’s Malice), the Columbo-like Tokyo police detective pursues loose ends in the case of the strangulation murder of Mineko Mitsui, a divorcee...
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