Monthly Archive: November, 2016

JL in the News: The Short, Frantic, Rags-to-Riches Life of Jack London by Kenneth Brandt (Smithsonian Magazine)


The Short, Frantic, Rags-to-Riches Life of Jack London London, who died a century ago, was a rough and tumble troublemaker with a prolific pen Portrait of Jack London by Arnold Genthe (Library of… Continue reading

JL in the News: Jack London, a century on

by Jack London, a century on Yesterday, as Dennis Duncan has noted, was the seventieth anniversary of a controversial book – J’irai cracher sur vos tombes (I Shall Spit on Your Graves) by… Continue reading

Jack London: Sailor, By Keith Newlin


By most accounts, the acclaimed and charismatic writer lived life — and sailed — impetuously and on the edge.  

JL in the News: Rarely Seen Photographs

by Update: Jack London. The Paths Men Take’ published by Contrasto is selected by  The Los Angeles Times for their Holiday books Gift Guide. Here the link: Rarely Seen Photos by Jack London By Jonathan… Continue reading

JL in the News: Forever wild: Celebrating Jack London 100 years after his death


Photo: PhotoQuest / Getty Images, Getty Images By Jonah Raskin Jack London in 1916, the year he died. Jack London is probably best remembered for “The Call of the Wild,” his epic dog… Continue reading

JL in the News: Events in NYC


Join us in commemorating the centennial of Jack London’s death and celebrating his legacy. Tuesday – November 22, 2016 Time: 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. The Mary Rodgers Room – 7th Floor of The Dramatists… Continue reading

JLS 2014: Pictures of George Adams from Roberta Wirth


From Roberta Wirth: “I was saddened to learn of George’s death. Here is a great photo of him at the last Symposium with Joe.” Roberta adds, “What I recall about George is he… Continue reading

Sonoma film festival celebrates Jack London, by SUSAN NUERNBERG


Three Hollywood adaptations of Jack London’s chart-topping adventure novels will find their way to the silver screen again as part of a Jack London Classic Film Fest, held Nov. 3-5 in Sonoma. Link:… Continue reading

JL in the News: The Guardian on Jack London


“Reading group: Which Jack London book should we read in November?” by Sam Jordison Snippets (read the rest at the link): But he didn’t write a book called On the Road. In… Continue reading