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- Limited amount of fashion show tix to go on sale today at noon!
- Another cool workshop testimonial from March ’12 alumni Dwayne DeBardelaben
- New product at the HMML online store: “The Stone Mason of Tor House,” *the* definitive and most beautiful biography of Robinson Jeffers
- This year’s Big Big Big Sur Fashion Show – tickets on sale (futuristic machine dystopia not included)
- Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Tips on How to Write a Great Story
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Monthly Archives: October 2011
Like a glassy, tasty peeler glistening off an un-crowded point break just west of Trelleborg, the HML End of Summer Sale rolls on! 20-30% books, t-shirt, and posters. Support your favorite non-profit book store! But like a wave, the sale … Continue reading
Banned in the USA and the UK! The fascinating obscenity backstory behind the story (or, more accurately, the novel. And that’d be “Tropic of Cancer.”)
Obviously we take things like artistic freedom for granted nowadays; wardrobe malfunctions notwithstanding. Of course, it wasn’t always like that. Case in point. Henry Miller’s “Tropic of Cancer.” We all know it was a banned book; but the back story … Continue reading
November 4th! The last concert of our historic 30th summer season – the Big Sur Food and Wine fest’s “Friday Country Dance Party Benefit” (phew)
It’s the last concert of our historic 30th anniversary summer season! On November 4th, Big Sur’s Songs Hotbox Harry Taught Us will play your favorite country hits to close out the summer. Tickets are $20; there will be beer, wine, … Continue reading
HML’s “End of Summer” Online Sale till Nov. 4th! 25% of t-shirts, posters, books! (Hippie Sven thinks it’s “Endless Summer”)
Hippie Sven rolls up to the Henry Miller Library looking for tasty peelers. Mike says, “Well, it’s kinda cold; the summer’s almost over…but one good thing is the Henry Miller Library’s End of Summer Sale on it’s online store. 20-30% … Continue reading
Just because we at the HML work at a book store, it doesn’t mean we’ve read more books than you. Nor does it mean we’re smarter than you. Or even better than you. But one thing can’t be denied: every … Continue reading
Henry Miller, the one-man aphrodisiac. Still liberating sexually-frigid women everywhere. Here’s proof.
He’s been called many things: the one-man aphrodisiac. Brookyln’s Prozac. A loquaciously horny fella. No matter what you call him, Henry Miller is inextricably linked with ebulliophobia. Oh wait, that’s not right; I meant “sex.” Henry Miller is inextricably linked … Continue reading
Use our space – the Henry Miller Library – this winter for a cozy and awesome experience! Rum and fuzzy slippers not included.
Pretend you’re you or someone else and you’re putting the finishing touches on your new LP. You kinda have the hang of Pro-Tools and you’re really amped on the “Alien Fur” vocal effect you discovered. It’s all over the record! … Continue reading
Tonight! Doors at 6 pm, featuring Martin Shears, Nathaniel Rateliff, Infantree, Themes, and Forrest Day. It’s free!! Check out this great article about the festival in the Monterey County Weekly. Money quote: The project of Mumford & Sons keyboardist Ben … Continue reading
Disclaimer: this following encounter, as articulated by Keely, definitely happened: – A few days ago, a nice couple picks up at Sven mug. They buy it. They then say, “We are assuming this is a much younger Neil Young.” I … Continue reading
Communion — a live music promotion team from the U.K. that was formed by Mumford & Sons keyboardist Ben Lovett, producer Ian Grimble and Kevin Jones — will kick off its move into the U.S. with “Communion in the Redwoods.” … Continue reading