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John Birmingham

John Birmingham is a journalist, columnist, blogger, prolific tweeter and author of two Quarterly Essays, a number of books of fiction, non-fiction and memoir. These include He Died with a Felafel in His Hand, The Tasmanian Babes Fiasco, the Axis of Time series of thrillers, the Disappearance series and the Dave Hooper novels. He won the National Award for Non-Fiction with Leviathan: The Unauthorised Biography of Sydney. How To Be a Writer: Who Smashes Deadlines, Crushes Editors and Lives in a Solid Gold Hovercraft was published by NewSouth in 2016.

Books from this author
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How to Be a Writer
June 2016
'Beauty is good, but coin is better. You can't eat artistic integrity. It tastes like sawdust.'
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Stranger Thingies
September 2017
John Birmingham is a master of good writing and funny lines. He has written a thousand stories, some true, some not so much. These are the best ones and they're so good, and so funny, there has been no barrel-scraping involved. Really, this book could have been much longer.