John Birmingham
John Birmingham is a British-Australian author of science fiction, alternate history, crime fiction and non-fiction. His first taste of being published was in a student newspaper at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, where he wrote stories. He then began writing articles for Rolling Stone and the Australian edition of Penthouse. However, he would gain his most notoriety for He Died With a Felafel in His Hand, a memoir that was adapted into a stageplay, film and graphic novel. He has also written a trilogy called the Axis of Time, an alternate history/techno-thriller series. He even included authors from the genres as minor characters in the trilogy.

John Birmingham’s first book was the aforementioned memoir, He Died With a Felafel in His Hand. It would be followed up by a sequel, entitled The Tasmanian Babes Fiasco, in 1998. Below is a list of John Birmingham’s books in order of when they were originally published:

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Publication Order of Axis Of Time Books

Weapons of Choice (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Designated Targets (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Final Impact (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Axis Of Time: Stalin's Hammer Books

Publication Order of Without Warning Books

Without Warning (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
After America (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Angels Of Vengeance (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Dave vs. The Monsters Books

Emergence (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Resistance (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Ascendance (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Soul Full of Guns (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Protocol for Monsters (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Demons of Butte Crack County (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Chronological Order of Dave vs. The Monsters Books

Emergence(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Protocol for Monsters(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Resistance(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Soul Full of Guns(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Ascendance(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Demons of Butte Crack County(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of A Girl in Time Books

A Girl in Time (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Golden Minute (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of The Cruel Stars Books

The Cruel Stars (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Shattered Skies (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Short Blacks Books

(with David Malouf, Helen Garner, Simon Leys)

Regions of Thick-Ribbed Ice (By: Helen Garner) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Prosper: A Voyage at Sea (By: Simon Leys) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The One Day (By: David Malouf) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Brave Ones (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Cypherpunk Revolutionary: On Julian Assange (By: Robert Manne) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Tasmanian Babes Fiasco (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Sleeper Agent: An Audible Original (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Here Be Monsters (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Captain of the Gate (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Fortune and Glory (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

He Died with a Felafel in His Hand (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
How to be a Man (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Leviathan: The Unauthorised Biography of Sydney (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Off One's Tits: Ill-Considered Rants And Raves from a Graceless Oaf Named John Birmingham (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Dopeland; Taking The High Road Through Australia's Marijuana Culture (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
How to Be a Writer (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Stranger Thingies: From Felafel to Now (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Seven Stages of Drinking Martinis. (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
On Father (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Anthologies

Legends of Australian Fantasy(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Best Australian Essays: A Ten-Year Collection(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Notes: The Tasmanian Babes Fiasco is a sequel to He Died with a Felafel in His Hand. How To Be a Man is co-authored with Dirk Flinthart.

If You Like John Birmingham Books, You’ll Love…

John Birmingham Synopses: In his memoir He Died with a Felafel in His Hand, John Birmingham tells stories of debauchery, drugs, bad roommates and gross things coming from the sink. Whether it’s dead rats in the kitchen or tent-dwelling lodgers in the living room, you’ll think twice about putting an ad in for that new roommate.

The non-fiction book How To Be a Man by John Birmingham and Dirk Flinthart gives men all the advice they need to how to impress a woman, cheat at cards, spot a cheap suit, clean your house, land a jumbo, ask for a raise, buy a car and tells you what books you must read.

John Birmingham goes for a publisher-financed tour of Australia in Dopeland: Taking the High Road Through Australia’s Marijuana Culture. In the book, he recounts his meetings with the pot smokers of Oz, including sci-fi geeks, activists, politicians (conservative ones, even), lawyers, cops, banks and teachers.

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One Response to “Order of John Birmingham Books”

  1. park peterson: 10 years ago

    Will Mr. Birmingham do a sequel to Angel of Vengeance

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