I started Shelflife Books and Zines in December 2019 as a pop-up inside my friend's beer and record shop, Pop'n'Hops. Since the first day, I've focused on making space for marginalised voices, stocking books from independent, micro- and self- publishers. You might think it's daft to start a specialist, not-for-profit bookshop in the digital age and during a pandemic (!) but I think now is the best possible time - our communities need bolstering, understanding and a safe place to have their voice heard more than ever.
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