Jack London Society Panel at ALA in Washington, D. C.

Friday, May 23, 2014 3:40 – 5:00 pm  Session 12-E Jack London and his Influences Organized by the Jack London Society Chair: Jeanne Campbell Reesman, University of Texas at San Antonio 1. “George… Continue reading

Jack London Papers at AIZEN

The AIZEN (Society for the Study of Emile Zola and Naturalism) met on March 6-8 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Among the presentations were two on Jack London: Jeanne Campbell Reesman (University of Texas at… Continue reading

Jack London State Park: Jack London’s Life in Autobiography and Biography Book Discussion Group

From Susan Nuernberg: Jack London’s Life in Autobiography and Biography Book Discussion Group This book discussion group, led by Susan Nuernberg, Ph.D. and Iris Jamahl Dunkle, Ph.D, is designed by and for people… Continue reading

New York Times Review of Jack London: An American Life

Man Against Nature ‘Jack London: An American Life,’ by Earle Labor http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/29/books/review/jack-london-an-american-life-by-earle-labor.html?pagewanted=1&_r=0 By HENRY GIARDINA Published: December 27, 2013 “The superficial reader will get the love story & the adventure,” Jack London wrote, in… Continue reading

Jack London in the News: Troubles of a Freelancer

From finebooksmagazine via mediabistro and galleycat, letters from a private collection (just auctioned) reveal some of London’s thoughts on freelance rates: ‘ Jack London wanted more than four cents a word, bless his freelancing… Continue reading


JACK LONDON SOCIETY 12TH BIENNIAL SYMPOSIUM October 29-November 2, 2014 Berkeley City Club Hotel 315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley CA 94704 (510) 848-7800 http://www.berkeleycityclub.com guestservices@berkeleycityclub.com   The 12th Biennial Jack London Society Symposium will… Continue reading

Jack London on Twitter

Lots of quotations from and about Jack London on Twitter, like these from Joyce Carol Oates. See the sidebar on any other page of this site to access the Twitter feed.  Joyce Carol… Continue reading

Jack London in the News: Caleb Crain on Jack London in The New Yorker

From The New Yorker (subscription required for full article): Jack London never felt that he got enough meat. When he was seven, he stole a piece from a girl’s basket—an incident that he called “an… Continue reading

Jack London in the News: NPR Interview with Earle Labor, author of new Jack London biography

From http://www.npr.org/2013/10/17/230497660/jack-london-believed-function-of-man-is-to-live-not-to-exist Update: This report also includes a snippet from the only known recording of Jack London’s voice. A literary critic once remarked, “The greatest story Jack London ever wrote was the story he… Continue reading

Jack London Society on Twitter

The Jack London Society now has a Twitter identity: @JackLondonSoc.  To see our feed or follow us, click on any other page of this site and you’ll find the Twitter feed.