Early life [change]
Birmingham was born in Liverpool, England in 1964. He came to Australia with his family in 1970 and settled in Ipswich, Queensland. His first book written in 1994, He Died With A Falafel In His Hand, was about his experiences sharing a house with other people.
His other books are The Tasmanian Babes Fiasco (1997), Leviathan: the unauthorised biography of Sydney (1999), Off One's Tits (2002) and Without Warning (2008).
- "John Birmingham". The Age: p. 16. August 7 2009.