Exclusive interview w/ Magnus re: upcoming Nov 7-9 LA event celebrating the Tropic of Cancer anniversary trial!

Henry Miller is responsible for — to quote scholar James Decker — “the free speech that we now take for granted in literature." It began fifty years ago when Miller's…

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Time is running out to register for the greatest children’s writing workshop in the world! (Dec 5-7!!)

Time is running out to register for the greatest children's writing workshop in the world! That'd be the Big Sur Writing Workshop for picture books, early reader, middle grade &…

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Unsung Hero in Miller’s Life #34: Elmer Gertz (aka the man who convinced the Supreme Court to lift the ban on “Cancer”)

Elmer Gertz, in many ways, is one of the reasons the Library exists. He along with Emil, naturally, Anais Nin, Larry Durrell, and Bar- ney Rosset--these are the people in…

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Flashback: The Harvard Crimson Reports “Tropic of Cancer” is banned in Massachusetts on Nov. 14, 1961!

It's funny now to think that "Cancer" was banned, but back then, of course, it was no joke. We'd also like to think that Massachusetts would be a relatively liberal…

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Are you familiar with the “unofficial” Henry Miller Memorial Library anthem, “Marilyn,” by Dan Bern?

Are you familiar with the "unofficial" Henry Miller Memorial Library anthem, "Marilyn," by Dan Bern? If not, check it out below. We venture to guess it's probably familiar to many…

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Announcing the publication of the newest edition of PING PONG – the Henry Miller Library’s journal of the arts!

The Henry Miller Memorial Library is pleased to announce the 2014 publication of Ping-Pong, a journal of the arts. Get yours here! The editors endeavor to keep the literary journal…

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Sunday! We’ll be auctioning off ten – count’em, ten – incredibly gorgeous slabs that were milled from a fallen redwood tree here in 2012.

Meet Slab #16. It likes romantic comedies, "honesty," and long walks on the beach. Slab #16 can be yours this Sunday at the first-ever Big Sur Redwood Auction at the…

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