‘The selfie for intellectuals’: Rise of the ‘shelfie’, the geek-chic social media trend to show off your book collection

I love sewing: A new trend for sharing photos of one's book collection has taken social media by storm

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A new trend for sharing photographs of one’s book collection has taken social media by storm.

Dubbed the ‘shelfie’, Instagram and Twitter users have been busy capturing their favorite titles from the ‘Complete psychological works of Sigmund Freud’ to the ‘Complete Works of William Shakespeare.’

Those who are not avid readers have taken the craze to other areas of their home, choosing to photograph artfully-arranged shelving units in the kitchen, bedroom, living room or bathroom.

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