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New Film Adaptation of “To Build a Fire”

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  Jack London’s To Build a Fire was shot in five days in the Austrian Alps in the winter of 2014. The film is not only a tribute to Jack London’s famous short… Continue reading

The 47th annual Jack London Foundation Birthday Banquet, by Rudy Ciuca

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Alison Manchester and the Sonoma Valley High School “Wolf Club” The 47th annual Jack London Foundation Birthday Banquet was held on January 14, 2017 at Ramekins Inn in Sonoma, California. It was well… Continue reading

Rededication of the Jack London Oak Tree in Frank Ogawa Plaza

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When —- Saturday, January 28 at 11 :00 a.m. What —- Unveiling new plaque honoring the author, adventurer and social justice advocate Jack London Where —- Near the live oak tree in Ogawa… Continue reading

When Jack London Hit the High Seas

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Because there’s more to Jack London than dogs and snow. http://www.ozy.com/flashback/when-jack-london-hit-the-high-seas/61563

ALA 2017 Call for Papers

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Call for Papers Jack London Society https://jacklondonsociety.org/   American Literature Association 28th Annual Conference May 25-28, 2017 Boston, MA Paper submissions are invited for the Jack London Society (https://jacklondonsociety.org/) panel at the American… Continue reading

Astral Travels with Jack London

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On the centenary of Jack London’s death, Benjamin Breen looks at the writer’s last book to be published in his lifetime, The Star Rover — a strange tale about solitary confinement and interstellar… Continue reading

Jack London: Sailor, By Keith Newlin

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By most accounts, the acclaimed and charismatic writer lived life — and sailed — impetuously and on the edge. http://www.boatus.com/magazine/2016/december/jack-london-sailor.asp  

Sonoma film festival celebrates Jack London, by SUSAN NUERNBERG

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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

C-Span Video of Life and Legacy of Jack London Panel at Stanford

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Life and Legacy of Jack London Scholars talked about the life and legacy of novelist, journalist, photographer, and social activist Jack London. They showed a selection of London’s photojournalism and spoke how the… Continue reading

Jack London, The Beatles, and Italy: An Interview with Davide Sapienza by Jonah Raskin

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Jeanne Reesman, Earle Labor, and Davide Sapienza Davide Sapineza ought to be no stranger to American fans and readers of Jack London’s work. The foremost Italian authority on London – though he’s too… Continue reading