“I knew Henry Miller…I drank at Nepenthe with Henry Miller…and you, Bill Burroughs…are no Henry Miller” (sic)

If it's one thing we don't do here at the HML blog, it's pick fights. That said, when we say this article comparing Burroughs, on the 100th anniversary of his…

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Ping Pong to represent at the the AWP Conference in Seattle, Washington from February 27th-March 1st!

Ping-Pong journal of art and literature will have a table full of arcania from the Henry Miller Memorial Library at the AWP Conference in Seattle, Washington from February 27th-March 1st. You will…

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A long overdue check in with our pals at the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library + Robert Weide event there on March 7th!

Forgive us, but we haven't given a shout-out to our pals over at the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library in lovely Indianapolis. It's long overdue. So for those of you in…

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Has Miller’s reputation “declined” while his influence simultaneously remains “vital?” A long-winded exposition…

Has Miller's reputation "declined" while his influence simultaneously "remains "vital?" So says this piece in the UK Guardian on the 80th (!) anniversary of the publication of "Tropic of Cancer"…

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What are the coolest places in the world to read a book? The Huffington Post weighs in – and controversy ensues!

Even though we didn't make the list - maybe it's for the best anyway - the Shakespeare and Company Bookstore did, at #3 no less! Yup - that's the same…

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HML announces a new WORKSHOP! “World Enough & Time: On Creativity and Slowing Down,” hosted by Christian McEwen, April 6-10, 2014 at the Big Sur Lodge!!

The Henry Miller Memorial Library proudly presents: “World Enough & Time: On Creativity and Slowing Down,” hosted by author Christian McEwen, April 6-10, 2014 at the Big Sur Lodge.  A…

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Aerial footage of “Miller’s Paris,” replete with his former residencies, haunts, and the like!

OK, so yesterday we looked, quite literally, at Henry Miller's LA abode.  Creepy. Now we've gotten some Tweets* asking for aerial footage of his house in Big Sur, which is…

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Check out our pal Tim Youd in the Clay County Times Democrat out of Arkansas re: his 100 Novels Project!

FOTHMLA!!! Friend of the Henry Miller Library alert! Check it - it's the inimitable Tim Youd in the Clay County Times Democrat out of Arkansas.  Tim's in Piggott, AR as…

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