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Henry Miller

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.

Books by Henry Miller

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    Henry Miller and James Laughlin: Selected Letters

    James Laughlin, Henry Miller, George Wickes, George Wickes

    Hardcover, 1996

    A sparkling, lively record of a remarkable author/publisher relationship.
  • Aller Retour New York: Essay

    Henry Miller

    Paperback, 1993

    Aller Retour New Yorkis truly vintage Henry Miller, written during his most creative period, betweenTropic of Cancer(1934) andTropic of Capricorn(1939).
  • 9780811201155 72

    The Time of the Assassins: A Study of Rimbaud

    Henry Miller

    Paperback, 1962

    This study is not literary criticism but a fascinating chapter in Miller's own spiritual autobiography.
  • Stand Still Like the Hummingbird

    Henry Miller

    Paperback, 1962

  • 9780811218009 72

    Sextet

    Henry Miller

    Paperback, 2010

    The best of Miller’s chapbooks bound into a single roaring volume.
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    The Colossus of Maroussi

    Henry Miller, Will Self, Ian S. MacNiven

    Second Edition, Paperback, 2010

    Henry Miller’s landmark travel book, now reissued in a new edition, is ready to be stuffed into any vagabond’s backpack.
  • 9780811222174 72

    The Wisdom of the Heart

    Henry Miller

    Paperback, 2017

    An essential collection of writings, bursting with Henry Miller’s exhilarating candor and wisdom
  • 9780811205566 72

    The Smile at the Foot of the Ladder

    Henry Miller

    Paperback, 1974

    Henry Miller called The Smile at the Foot of the Ladder his “most singular story.”
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    Laziness in the Fertile Valley

    Albert Cossery, William Goyen, Henry Miller, Anna Della Subin

    Paperback, 2013

    A portrait of a family of proud layabouts who avoid work and sleep all day by the Egyptian writer often referred to as "the Voltaire of the Nile"