Jack London Book Group, 5.16.14

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 From Susan Nuernberg: Our book discussion group at Jack London State Park will continue on May 16th from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.  Join Susan Nuernberg and Iris Dunkle as we continue our journey through Jack London’s… Continue reading

Jack London for California Governor 2014

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Jean Paulhan, a student at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, has created a fictional political campaign for Jack London for California Governor 2014. The campaign takes place mainly on Facebook and Twitter. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jack-London-For-California-Governor-2014/1396533467293573

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 on Twitter

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Lots of quotations from and about Jack London on Twitter, like these from Joyce Carol Oates. See the sidebar on any other page of this site to access the Twitter feed.  Joyce Carol… 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

Jack London Society on Twitter

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The Jack London Society now has a Twitter identity: @JackLondonSoc.  To see our feed or follow us, click on any other page of this site and you’ll find the Twitter feed.

Membership Directory Update

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The Membership Directory has recently been updated. Click on Membership Directory to see the updated list.