Doree Shafrir

Senior culture writer at BuzzFeed

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In the novel “Startup,” 28-year-old Mack McAllister has come up with an app to cheer people up. His company’s motto: “Do Good Work and the Work Will Help the Good.”

BuzzFeed writer's new novel satirizes tech startup culture

In the novel “Startup,” 28-year-old Mack McAllister has come up with an app to cheer people up. His company’s motto: “Do Good Work and the Work Will Help the Good.”

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