The other day I mentioned a title by Jack London to an avid reader and was reminded that most people, including me, have only read the obvious titles by any author and might not be aware of the less-well-known or obscure titles that are never stocked on the shelves at the big-box-bookstores. Despite its shortcomings, I find Wikipedia an excellent source for the bibliographies of most authors (I like the clear lists and not the essays which obscure the titles). So my recommendation is to check the full bibliography of every author you read.

Let’s check Jack London at Wikipedia:


  • The Cruise of the Dazzler (1902)
  • A Daughter of the Snows (1902)
  • The Call of the Wild (1903)
  • The Kempton-Wace Letters (1903) (published anonymously, co-authored with Anna Strunsky)
  • The Sea-Wolf (1904)
  • The Game (1905)
  • White Fang (1906)
  • Before Adam (1907)
  • The Iron Heel (1908)
  • Martin Eden (1909)
  • Burning Daylight (1910)
  • Adventure (1911)
  • The Scarlet Plague (1912)
  • A Son of the Sun (1912)
  • The Abysmal Brute (1913)
  • The Valley of the Moon (1913)
  • The Mutiny of the Elsinore (1914)
  • The Star Rover (1915) (published in England as The Jacket)
  • The Little Lady of the Big House (1916)
  • Jerry of the Islands (1917)
  • Michael, Brother of Jerry (1917)
  • Hearts of Three (1920) (novelization of a script by Charles Goddard)
  • The Assassination Bureau, Ltd (1963) (left half-finished, completed by Robert L. Fish)

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