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Alex Johnson

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I am a professional blogger and journalist, part of The Independent newspaper's online team in the UK. I run Shedworking (www.shedworking.co.uk) which inspired the book 'Shedworking: The Alternative Workplace Revolution' published by Frances Lincoln, The Micro Life (www.themicrolife.co.uk), and curate Bookshelf (www.onthebookshelf.co.uk), which was published as a book in 2012 by Thames & Hudson as 'Bookshelf'.

'Improbable Libraries', a survey of the most unusual and intriguing libraries around the world, was published by Thames & Hudson in April 2015 and 'A Book of Book Lists' in October 2017 by The British Library. My book on book towns around the world, 'Book Towns', was published by Frances Lincoln in March 2018 and 'Shelf Life, a
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Improbable Libraries: A Vis...

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Bookshelf

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A Book of Book Lists by Alex       Johnson
"Never new a list of books could interesting reading, but it is!

If you were ever interested in a list of book-lists this is the book for you. Though not al that inserting on it's own. This book provides context and some explanation to some of histo..." Read more of this review »
A Book of Book Lists by Alex       Johnson
"This is not your usual sort of book list collection (which frankly make me anxious and a tad morbid. You know the sort: 1,000 books to read before you die. Ugh)

Instead these are book lists with a story. Ones in people like Osama bin Laden’s libra..." Read more of this review »
A Book of Book Lists by Alex       Johnson
"An interesting eclectic book of book lists.

It's not a goodreads list, but a bizarre collection of lists. Some lists offer a window into the thoughts of places (eg. space station, Kansas City parking ramp), nations (eg Nazi Germany banned books) an..." Read more of this review »
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