Milly Main reviews 'The Bedroom Philosopher Diaries' by Justin Heazlewood

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.

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Milly Main

Milly Main

Milly Main is a New York City-based writer and editor, originally hailing from Perth, WA. She was the 2012 ABR Ian Potter Foundation Editorial Intern.

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