New book — Author Under Sail: The Imagination of Jack London, 1893-1902 (vol. 1), November 2014, by Jay Williams

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New book: Jack London’s Poetry

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From Clarice Stasz via the Jack London listserv: I’m delighted to announce that Dan Wichlan’s The Complete Poetry of Jack London is now into a fully revised 2nd Edition.  Dan has added a… Continue reading

Greg Hayes: The soul of Jack London State Historic Park

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Jack London Society members were saddened this week to hear of the death of Greg Hayes, London scholar and ranger at the Jack London Ranch in Sonoma. Here is an excerpt from the… Continue reading

A Philosophy of Tramping—Jack London

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Jack London Society Panel at ALA (5.23.14)

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  Friday, May 23, 2014 3:40 – 5:00 pm  Session 12-E Jack London and His Influences (Bunker Hill: Ballroom Level) Organized by the Jack London Society Chair: Jeanne Campbell Reesman, University of Texas… Continue reading

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