John D. Rateliff’s A Brief History of The Hobbit has been published. The tome is a reduced version of Rateliff’s The History of The Hobbit, first published in two volumes in 2007.
In a blogpost on their website, Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull – authors of The Art of The Hobbit and The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide – have confirmed that a new book, The Art of The Lord of the Rings, will be out next year.
A new issue of Gramarye, the Journal of the Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy, has been released featuring contributions from noted Tolkien scholars Tom Shippey and Dimitra Fimi.
The eleventh issue of Tolkien Studies, the first scholarly peer-reviewed journal devoted to Tolkien studies, has been published by West Virginia University Press.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (American publishers of Tolkien’s works) new pocket hardback boxed set is out today.