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Monthly Archives: March 2012
Recently we looked at Miller’s 11 Commandments for Writing – pretty straight-forward, concise, and helpful stuff, right? Well, our bro Kerouac also made up lists too (sometimes lists of lists, even), including his “30 Beliefs and Techniques for Prose and … Continue reading
The Henry Miller Library to occupy Sand City, CA on April 5th at the new Independent Marketplace! How cool is this?
First off, forgive us for the crass Occupy-related blog title. But sometimes the stuff just writes itself. After all, it is true: the Henry Miller Library is packing up its stuff, driving north, and setting up shop at the Independent … Continue reading
“Trashing of a literary giant?” or the cold, hard truth? Literary-types face-off over Miller’s legacy. And it ain’t pretty.
As you may have heard, there’s a new book out now examining Miller and “Tropic of Cancer.” It’s called Renegade: Henry Miller and the Making of “Tropic of Cancer.” Reviews have been generally positive, but one, in particularly, caused a … Continue reading
OK, one last Davy Jones tribute. Because we can. 1967′s “Headquarters” was first album in which the Monkees played their own instruments. It’s awesome! And don’t just take my word for it. One of my favorite songs on it is … Continue reading
“Tropic of Cancer” and “Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymus Bosch” are our biggest sellers (you can order it on our online store here.) In a nutshell, it encapsulates Miller’s love affair with Big Sur. The book continues to … Continue reading
So the word on the street is that the Oscars were kind of boring, except some wardrobe malfunction involving J-Lo, and the fact that when Meryl Streep won, and acted all surprised, everyone was like, “Why are you so surprised?” … Continue reading
The Seventh Annual Big Sur International Short Film Screening Series at the Henry Miller Memorial Library in Big Sur, California is now accepting submissions! Film-makers, agents, distributors, producers, film fans – your’re all invited to submit your film(s) for the … Continue reading
Singer/songwriter Dan Bern is another cool member of the Henry Miller Library “Familia.” Or to look at it another way, if Magnus is the Godfather, Dan is Tom Hagen. The consigliere. Mr. Fix-it. The sensible dude who sits in the … Continue reading
As you may recall, it was about a year ago the Henry Miller Library, thanks to all of you wonderful, generous people, build a new stage using Kickstarter. It was awesome! And, as a result, we have quite a kinship … Continue reading
The Davy Jones tribute continues. We musn’t forget him! Today’s post is likely old news to you, our sophisticated readers, but we’d like to take a second to give “Head,” the Monkees’ 1968 film, major props. The movie is amazing. … Continue reading