Henry Miller (1891—1980) was one of the most controversial American novelists during his lifetime. His book, The Tropic of Cancer, was banned in the some U.S. states before being overruled by the Supreme Court. New Directions publishes several of his books.
A brilliant, fearless, writer of unique talent. I've long been a fan--his "semi"misogyny not withstanding--but had never read this book. If you are or aspire to be... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Victoria
As an aspiring writer, I also read often. I want to learn from other significant authors how they think. This is a difficult book to evaluate for me. I need to re-read it again. Read morePublished 16 months ago by MKS
There is nothing that henry miller writes that is not amazing. He was an amazing man who broke through standard convention. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Kindle Customer
Of course, there is a lot of wit, humor, and flashes of insight [although oblique, since it's Miller! Read morePublished 18 months ago by Rock Hound
I drove with a friend of mine down Route 1 to the Henry Miller library in Big Sur. Quoted as saying, "Only by living your own life to the full can you honour the memory of... Read morePublished on December 30, 2011 by booknerd