News Item: A Linguistic Guide to Donald Trump’s Scatological Insults.
Henry Miller, a noted transgressor of linguistic taboos, used shithouse in a literal way in his controversial first novel, Tropic of Cancer (1934), describing a failed sexual encounter in a lavatory stall. More HERE!…


A featured event coming up! January 27 at the Big Sur Grange: Shelley Alden Brooks presenting her excellent book:

BIG SUR: The Making of A Prized California Landscape.

What would Big Sur look like it it weren’t for all the efforts in the last 100 years to protect and preserve it?

This book tells an important story about the preservation of some of the beautiful California coast!

Buy the book at a discount:
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(price includes shipping and sales tax)


We are continuing to dig out of a serious financial blow inflicted during 2017 so, if you believe that the Henry Miller Library belongs in Big Sur and deserves support, please:


The Henry Miller Library in Big Sur (aka The Mothership – 48603 Highway 1) is now open six days a week 10 am to 5 pm.. (closed Tuesdays)