Secular shelf life The cover of this book is bright and immediate, grabbing the attention with strong colours and simple lines, and in many ways the cover style reflects the contents. Secular Shelf Life Sarah Allen PIGEON ENGLISHBy Stephen KelmanBloomsbury. 288 pages. £12.99ISBN 978 1 408 810 637 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.