In Which I Toot My Own Horn, Albeit in a Modest and Becoming Fashion

Introduction: In the month of November, recall, it is imperative that I write slashing and critical prose, and that I do so without qualification. This is a standard I believe all of us (by this point) ...

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NQN . . . You Should Know the Drill

So this is NQNQ coming up, meaning No Quarter November Quinquennial, which in its turn means that this is our fifth year of doing this. In dogged pursuit of fiery excellence—fiery but mostly peaceful—we are reprising Saul Alinsky’s sixth rule—”A good tactic is one your people enjoy.” And why wouldn’t they enjoy it? We are …

Sincerely Yours, November

I would like to thank all of you for your robust participation in this, our fourth No Quarter November, and this includes all of you—from those who left comments, to those who obtained free books, to the editors of The Guardian, whose crackerjack reporting discovered that people in Christ Church have paying jobs, down to …

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