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  • Los Hombres Calientes: Vodou Dance Vol. 4Concept: The New Orleans collective, led by Bill Summers and Irvin Mayfield, performs a baedeker of the African diaspora.

    Is Jazz Back?

  • Round By the Tides of Jason’s Cruise, had been cleverly capsized and saucily republished as a dodecanesian baedeker of the every-tale-a-treat-initself variety which could hope satisfactorily to tickle me gander as game as your goose.

    Finnegans Wake

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  • From Karl Baedeker (1801-1859), who published guidebooks for travelers. From the mid-19th century on, his name has been a byword for such books.

    October 6, 2008