Henry Miller Memorial Library

Big Sur, California
"The real leader has no need to lead - he is content to point the way."

Howdy! Here’s What’s New!

* IMPORTANT REMINDER! Jesse Goodman Presents CIBO MATTO featuring Nels Cline w/ special guest Elini Sikelianos in a benefit concert for the Henry Miller Memorial Library on Thursday, October 2. Tickets HERE!

* The 18th annual
Big Sur Writing Workshop for picture books, early reader, middle grade & YA fiction now open for registration! Please go HERE!

* The 9th annual Big Sur Short Film Screening Series is now ready for it’s 12th installment! We will do a special screening of The Sandpiper the Taylor/Burton masterpiece! Click here for the schedule!  Also, of course, you will not miss the Gala Finale on Sunday, August 31!

* A Gob of Spit in the Face of Art. A symposium to mark the 80th Anniversary of Henry Miller’s ‘Tropic of Cancer.’ On 19th of September Goldsmiths, University of London will host a Symposium to mark the 80th Anniversary of Henry Miller’s controversial debut novel, ‘Tropic of Cancer’. Library director, Magnus Torén will be speaking at the event.

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* The Library is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit. We exist thanks to your donations. Show your support (& get rewards) HERE!

* On June 20 it is exactly 50 years ago that Tropic of Cancer became a legal book to read in the United States. Read about it here!

* Support the H.M. Library at just $2 a month – sign up for our digest here!

* The 2013 issue of Ping•Pong – our literary magazine here!

* Coming for a visit?  Check out our “Come to Big Sur package and our upcoming events, including music, movies, and more!

 * Download (or stream) an mp3 of Magnus’ chat with Michael Krasny on KQED’s Forum, talking about our Big Sur Sound and Story outdoor audio listening series HERE!!!

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