Nov 14, 2014-
Nov 14, 2014
02:00PM - 04:00PM
Final Book Discussion
Book Discussion
Jack London State Historic Park
Event Description


November Events

Celebrating Jack London:

Final Book Discussion Group Nov.14





Two special events in November celebrate the spirit and legacy of Jack London at Jack London State Historic Park: Final Book Discussion Group on November 14 and the Annual Graveside Memorial Service on November 22.


On November 14 from 2-4 pm, The Jack London Book Discussion Group, will have it’s final meeting of the year. The Book Club, designed by and for people who believe, as Alfred Kazin has famously said, that the "greatest story Jack London ever wrote was the story he lived,” will conclude this year’s series of book discussions focusing on the new book: Jack London: An American Life by Earle LaborIn this much-anticipated and newly released biography of Jack London, Earle Labor draws from his lifetime of scholarship to meticulously reconstruct Jack London’s stunning life offering a fresh perspective on London’s life and work.



November 2014 at jack London State Historic Park

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To attend this individual session for those not previously registered, the cost is $10 plus the $10 per car parking fee to enter the Park.  Reservations can be made online at

The Jack London Book Discussion Group is led by:

Susan Nuernberg is professor emerita of English at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, a past president of the Jack London Society, and a former Jack London scholar-in-residence at Sonoma State University. Her publications include “The Critical Response to Jack London” and “The Letters of Russ Kingman.” She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in English Language and Literature from the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she wrote her dissertation on race in Jack London's fiction. She is a docent at Bouverie Preserve and at the Jack London State Historic Park where she offers docent enrichment workshops. 

Iris Jamahl Dunkle's debut poetry collection, “Gold Passage,” won the Trio Award and was published by Trio House Press in 2013. Her chapbooks “Inheritance” and “The Flying Trolley” were published by Finishing Line Press. Her poetry, essays and creative non-fiction have been published widely.Dunkle teaches writing and literature at Napa Valley College.She received her B.A. from the George Washington University, her M.F.A. in Poetry from New York University, and her Ph.D. in American Literature from Case Western Reserve University. She is on the staff of the Napa Valley Writers conference and is the managing editor of VOLT.

Fee: $10.00

Contact Information
Name: Jack London State Historic Parkk     Email:
Phone: 707-938-5216



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