Author Archive

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


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

The Jack London Society 13th Biennial Symposium Program


The Jack London Society 13th Biennial Symposium September 15-18, 2016 Napa Valley College Napa Valley College (Napa Campus) 2277 Napa Vallejo Hwy Napa Valley, 94558 Symposium Director: Kenneth K. Brandt, Savannah College of… Continue reading

Exhibition at Stanford–Jack London: Apostle of the American West


Jack London: Apostle of the American West Centennial Celebration, Symposium, and Exhibition at Stanford TIME AND DATE Monday, September 19, 2016 4:15 – 6:45 pm LOCATIONStanford Faculty Club Gold Lounge 439 Lagunita Drive… Continue reading

6th Street Playhouse Presents Thrilling Epic Adventure!


6th Street Playhouse PresentsT hrilling Epic Adventure! SANTA ROSA, CA (September 2016) 6th Street Playhouse to present Jack London’s famous parable and adventure story The Call of The Wild as part of its… Continue reading

Jack London: Taming Muses, by Jay Williams


In his most famous piece of advice to beginners, Jack London wrote in his essay “Getting into Print,” “don’t loaf and invite inspiration; light out after it with a club.” The Wolf Club… Continue reading

Symposium and Exhibition at Stanford– Jack London: Apostle of the American West


Centennial Celebration, Symposium, and Exhibition at Stanford TIME AND DATE: Monday, September 19, 2016 The symposium will mark the 100th anniversary of Jack London’s death in 1916 with panel presentations representing three aspects… Continue reading

Registration for the 2016 Jack London Symposium, Napa


Register now for the 2016 Jack London Symposium in the “2016 Symposium” tab above. Or click on this link to go to the registration form. Deadline for registration is August 29, 2016. Symposium… Continue reading

Jack London’s Mark on Literature, by Jeanne Campbell Reesman


  Jack London means many things around the globe. He was a pivotal writer at the turn of the century whose literary naturalism and socialism also had important effects on the literatures of… Continue reading

Shakespeare at 400, Jack London at 100: Genius Lives, by Jonah Raskin

by    In William Shakespeare’s comedy, “As You Like It, a traveler named Jaques waxes poetical in lines that have achieved literary immortality.    “All the world’s a stage,” he says. “And all… Continue reading

The Overlooked Legacy of Charmian London


SUSAN NUERNBERG AND IRIS JAMAHL DUNKLE SPECIAL TO THE INDEX-TRIBUNE Charmian Kittredge London, Jack London’s second wife, is often dismissed as his typist, or worse, as a frivolous airhead who hindered her famous… Continue reading