When people like Zadie Smith write film reviews, you end up in places like this:

For our self-conscious generation (and in this, I and Zuckerberg, and everyone raised on TV in the Eighties and Nineties, share a single soul), not being liked is as bad as it gets.

And that is a pretty damn good place to be. Smith’s review of the Social Network is unmissable.

Your Correspondent, Never lived on a farm, a city or the internet.