John Birmingham is an Australian author. He was born in Liverpool, England and migrated to Australia with his parents in 1970.
John Birmingham John Birmingham is an Australian author. He was born in Liverpool, England and migrated to Australia with his parents in 1970.
He is most notable for the memoir 'He Died With A Felafel In His Hand' which has since been turned into a play, film and a graphic novel. The play was written and produced by thirty-six unemployed actors and went on to become the longest running stage play in Australian history.
Other works by him include 'The Search for Savage Henry', a crime novel featuring the character Harrison Biscuit, 'How To Be A Man', a semi-humorous guide to contemporary Australian masculinity and 'Off One's Tits', a collection of essays and articles previously published elsewhere.
In 2004 he published the alternate history 'Weapons of Choice', the first in the Axis of Time trilogy, a series of Tom Clancy-like techno-thrillers. In August 2005, the second book, 'Designated Targets' was published, followed by the third and final book, 'Final Impact', in early August 2006.