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Posted at 19:00 on 28 February 2015

The 2015 “What Kids Are Reading” report has revealed that Tolkien’s works are now less popular with UK children when compared with previous years’ studies. While last year Tolkien came joint 6th in the top-10 list of overall most popular authors, this year he doesn’t feature in the list […]

Posted at 16:36 on 19 January 2015

An English teacher at the University of New Mexico is offering a class to students comparing Mediaevalism and Middle-earth.

Posted at 19:14 on 30 December 2014

In a recent article in The Guardian, John Garth has described hitherto unknown parallels between the death of Smaug in The Hobbit and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s 1855 poem The Song of Hiawatha.

Posted at 18:30 on 10 February 2015

The Book of Lost Tales Part 2 will be the focus of the next free-to-attend Mythgard Academy online class hosted by Corey Olsen of the Mythgard Institute.

Posted at 18:15 on 16 January 2015

The British Library is set to preserve a recording of Tolkien’s voice from 1929 as part of its “Save our Sounds” project.