Photo Credit Sarah K Marr

Photo Credit Sarah K Marr

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VISIT US: 14 Smiths Court, London, UK, W1D 7DW

(closest Tube station Piccadilly Circus)

PHONE: +44 020 3490 2800

HOURS:  Sunday - Monday: Closed

Tuesday - Thursday: 11-6

Friday - Saturday: 11-7 


Upcoming EventS

19 September, 2019: A Celebration of Tove Ditlevsen

Tove Ditlevsen was born in 1917 in a working-class neighbourhood in Copenhagen. Her first volume of poetry was published when she was in her early twenties, after which she experienced significant success as both a poet and a novelist.

Join us at The Second Shelf to celebrate the publication of Ditlevsen’s brilliant memoirs The Copenhagen Trilogy

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26 September, 2019:
The Second Shelf hosts Desperate Literature Salon

Join the Second Shelf in hosting this year's selection of female writers published in 'Eleven Stories,' the anthology born from the shortlist

Read more and tickets here