Author Archive

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

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

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

Jack London Symposium, 2016


Thanks to our organizers, Iris Dunkle and Ken Brandt, to Napa Valley College, and to all the participants for another JLS Symposium! (Not all participants are pictured below.)

Jack London Symposium, 1984


From Jay Williams: Here’s a photo of the Jack London Society meeting in 1984. Can you help us to identify everyone? Post your suggestions in the comments. Thanks!

Jack London: Apostle of the American West, Sept. 19