Big Sur is the place where I lost my heart to California, a few years before I discovered Anaïs Nin's diaries and subsequently got hooked on Henry Miller's oeuvre. Years later, in 1990 I visited the Henry Miller Memorial Library and bought a cassette tape with him reading some of his own work, and that was around the same time that I walked in his footsteps in Paris, and started living the writer's life.

“Do anything, but let it produce joy. Do anything, but let it yield ecstasy.

tropic of cancer

Banned Books @ Mass Art

Henry Miller "Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself." Henry Miller

Famous Authors’ Unlikely Obsessions

"I need to be alone. I need to ponder my shame and my despair in seclusion; I need the sunshine and the paving stones of the streets without companions, without conversation, face to face with myself, with only the music of my heart for company." Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer

last-picture-show: “ “I need to be alone. I need to ponder my shame and my despair in seclusion; I need the sunshine and the paving stones of the streets without companions, without conversation, face.

Henry Miller, 1962 -by Manfred Kreiner

Henry Miller, 1962 -by Manfred Kreiner [+] from millon

Henry Miller (US, 1891-1980)

June 1980 - Henry [Valentine] Miller, US writer (Tropic of Capricorn), died at Miller died of circulatory complications at his home in Pacific Palisades. His body was cremated and his ashes scattered off Big Sur.

It's Banned Books Week in the U.S. - 33 of the finest challenged works for you to celebrate with. via Buzzfeed.

33 Must-Read Books To Celebrate Banned Books Week

Henry Miller - Sexus ll

Per Åhlin, Swedish illustrator and animator, born Mostly known for his animation, he was also one of the most productive Swedish illustrators of paperback covers in the and

Henry Miller’s 11 Commandments of Writing & Daily Creative Routine

Henry Miller’s 11 Commandments of Writing and His Daily Creative Routine

Henry Miller on Writing Henry Miller “When you can’t create you can work.” Henry Miller’s 11 commandments of writing and his daily creative routine.

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