London in His Own Time: A Biographical Chronicle of His Life, Drawn from Recollections, Interviews, and Memoirs by Family, Friends, and Associates is based on Jeanne Reesman’s nearly thirty-five years of archival research.… Continue reading
Charmian Kittredge London accompanied her husband on his adventures and helped with his work—but like so many literary wives, she rarely gets her due.
Jack London usually sailed west whenever he left the Oakland Municipal Wharf, but on December 18, 1913, he headed east — because he could. Although the canal connecting the Oakland Estuary to San… Continue reading
Charmian Kittredge London: Trailblazer, Author, Adventurer by Iris Jamahl Dunkle, University of Oklahoma Press, September 17, 2020, 358 pages, with photos; $26.95. Reviewed by Jonah Raskin At the start of her riveting biography of… Continue reading
Lost for 106 years, poet and playwright George Sterling’s adventures of two cave kids, Babes in the Wood: The Lost Stone-Age Sequel to Jack London’s Before Adam, has been restored and will be… Continue reading
Jack London State Historic Park We Need Your Help Like Never Before. The first place many of us turned during this time of crisis was to our parks. The healing benefits of… Continue reading
The Scarlet Plague, originally published by Jack London in 1912, was one of the first examples of a postapocalyptic fiction novel in modern literature (1). Set in a ravaged and wild America, the… Continue reading