It is edited and published by Alex Johnson who is part of The Independent newspaper's online team and the founding editor/publisher of the internationally popular blog Shedworking. His book Shedworking: The Alternative Workplace Revolution is published by Frances Lincoln, while Bookshelf (the book of this blog) and Improbable Libraries are both published by Thames & Hudson. His latest books are The Book of Book Lists (The British Library) and Book Towns (Frances Lincoln). His next book is Shelf Life (forthcoming, autumn 2018, The British Library) and a Writers' Trumps game (Laurence King, forthcoming, autumn 2018).
Alex is an experienced journalist who has been editing, writing and designing for national magazines, newspapers and charities - including The Primary Club, Crohn's and Colitis UK, Age Concern and the Mentoring and Befriending Foundation - for the last two decades in the UK and Spain.