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It was interesting to visit the bookstore/library on a rainy winter day. Inside the small wood fireplace was keeping things cozy with orange rinds on top. They offered coffee and allowed donations to replenish... many many pictures and paintings of Miller along with his books...I...More
I love books. I love libraries. I love bookstores. I love the forest.
A combination of these, and it’s just like heaven.
There isn’t a large selection, and the building itself is small. But it’s so worth the visit. They offer some seating outside to...More
Due to the blockage on Highway 1, we decided to stop into the Henry Miller Memorial Library in Big Sur. It was a nice place to take a break from the drive on Highway 1, there is free coffee available and very interesting books to...More
This quiet, shady, out of the way library/bookshop is a tranquil place to visit. The garden is shadowed by giant redwoods. There was a stall just outside selling tacos when we visited. We didn’t try them but they smelled good. You can make your own...More
Great place to buy a book, read, have some tea, relax, talk with people, and take in the slower pace. They sometimes host concerts, film nights, and cultural events too! I've been to Big Sur twice, and we visited this place at least twice each...More
Just overhearing the conversations that go on in this store is worth the stop. I heard an in-depth analysis of the types of mushrooms one could forage for in the vicinity. You don't hear that every day.
Very laid-back types hanging about, loads of quirky...More
Maybe quirky is a better description than offbeat but you will find the writers of the Beat Generation well represented here. Peculiar art installations line the walk from the parking lot off the PCH and the staff is friendly and helpful. We picked up a...More
This museum/library/bookstore features the history and the writing of Henry Miller, a local resident and acclaimed author. The bookstore features readings by local authors and sell their works as well as those of Henry Miller