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Posted at 0:00 on 25 March 2015

Today is the Tolkien Society’s international Tolkien Reading Day! The theme this year is friendship. Let us know what you’re reading in the comments below or by using #TolkienReadingDay on Twitter.

Posted at 18:23 on 13 March 2015

Last week’s In Our Time focused on the Old English poem Beowulf, and included many references to Tolkien’s scholarship and translation of the poem. You can listen to the programme for free on the BBC website.

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 20:05 on 23 March 2015

The new “Tolkien-Gordon Collection” at the University of Leeds focusses on Tolkien’s time at the University as well as his collaboration with E.V. Gordon, with whom he worked on Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

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 […]