It was before the end of history, before 9/11, before the dot.com crash, a whole decade before the Great Recession. Zuckerberg was still at school. I was in New York. I had a beeper, an answering service, a tiny office with a desk and a chair, a Powerbook, a preposterous financial prospectus and yawning self-doubt. TBH I spent more time in Strand Books than I ought to have done and soon enough I closed the New York office and retreated to the archipelago.
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