Shelf life: Looking at secular books I guess you don’t try to get to sleep at night by popping bubble wrap. Alice Chaplin, John O’Farrell’s main character in May Contain Nuts does. Secular Shelf Life Sarah Allen MAY CONTAIN NUTSBy John O’FarrellBlack Swan. £6.99ISBN 0 55277 162 7 subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.