Category Archive: Jack London in the News

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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

August 15th Opening Night of Jack London: Sex, Love, and Revolution at FringeNYC

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From Jeanne Campbell Reesman: Tickets On Sale Now!  Filmus, Inc. Presents   Jack London: Sex, Love, and Revolution at FringeNYC Based on the lives, adventures and writings of Jack and Charmian LondonA new play… Continue reading