Renegade

renegade

Henry Miller was a big influence back when I was banging on an Olivetti. The man spewed pure spirit and humanist life-lust. Tropic of Cancer was an autobiographical  novel Miller spun in his head while wandering the streets of Brooklyn. Even before he’d written a word he was a writer.  When he finally produced Tropic  in Paris it wasn’t just controversial—the book was banned. There’s a lot of rich lit-history surrounding it and I’m looking forward to reading Frederick Turner’s new book from  Yale University Press.

Check it out on Amazon here.

ADDENDUM:
Writers and readers in search of inspiration will find no better source than Miller’s The Books in My Life

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