Thursday, August 19, 2010

Jack London

An engaging piece on the author, in a review of a new biography by James L. Haley. 'In his 40 years of life, he was a "bastard" child of a slum-dwelling suicidal spiritualist, a child laborer, a pirate, a tramp, a revolutionary Socialist, a racist pining for genocide, a gold-digger, a war correspondent, a millionaire, a suicidal depressive, and for a time the most popular writer in America.' More...

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