Justin Heazlewood: The Bedroom Philosopher Diaries

Milly Main

Milly Main

Milly Main is a New York City-based writer and editor, originally hailing from Perth, WA. She was the 2012 ...

Milly Main

 

The Bedroom Philosopher Diaries
by Justin Heazlewood
A Small Press (Affirm Press), $24.95 pb, 163 pp, 9780646570396

 

This volume from musician, writer, and satirist Justin Heazlewood (‘The Bedroom Philosopher’) collects seven years of touring diaries from a performer well known for maintaining an ironic distance in singles such as ‘I’m So Post Modern’ and ‘Northcote (So Hungover)’. These diaries aren’t so derisive, and greater meaningfulness counterpoints his characteristic satire. When he isn’t floundering in overwrought literary passages, Heazlewood can be quite funny.

Read the rest of this article by purchasing a subscription to ABR Online, or subscribe to the print edition to receive access to ABR Online free of charge.

If you are a single issue subscriber you will need to upgrade your subscription to view back issues.

If you are already subscribed, click here to log in.

Leave a comment

Please note that all comments must be approved by ABR and comply with our Terms & Conditions.

NB: If you are an ABR Online subscriber or contributor, you will need to login to ABR Online in order to post a comment. If you have forgotten your login details, or if you receive an error message when trying to submit your comment, please email your comment (and the name of the article to which it relates) to comments@australianbookreview.com.au. We will review your comment and, subject to approval, we will post it under your name.