The Whale Tooth

In his tales of the South Seas, Jack London so often employs dark humor and grim irony in order to illuminate the clash of cultures. In The Whale Tooth, a white man becomes the...

Critical Decisions

“As a physician and a social scientist, Peter Ubel is unparalleled in his understanding of some of the most important decisions we are facing, or will face.”—Dan...

The Jack London Collection

Jack London was an American author who wrote The Call of the Wild and other books. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first...

Survive: Stories of Castaways and Cannibals

The stories in Survive are full of suffering: From the savagery of the Donner Party snowbound in the Sierra Nevada mountains during the winter of 1846, to the extreme hunger and...