What was it like to work in a shop — not only: in the same populous, poor and gossipy neighborhood where I lived — with a social phobia? It is like for an arachnophobic to descend into a pit teeming with spiders.
Here is what I can tell you about social phobia, what I was suffering in those days. Since then, I have learned to live with it and now it is less hard, I have even made some presentations of my books with increasing success. (But this is another story and we will talk about it later).