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Posted at 19:00 on 21 September 2014

77 years ago today, on the 21st September 1937, J.R.R. Tolkien’s children’s story The Hobbit was published. Having captivated tens of millions of children – tell/show us why you love The Hobbit.

Posted at 10:00 on 2 August 2014

Tolkien’s original translation of the Book of Jonah is to be published, together with commentary from Brendan Wolfe, in the Journal of Inklings Studies this October.

Posted at 11:53 on 21 May 2014

Here is a list of all known reviews of Tolkien’s Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary released by HarperCollins and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on Thursday 22nd May 2014. This article will be updated regularly and sorted by date (most recent at the bottom).

Posted at 23:15 on 16 September 2014

Exeter College, Oxford, has published a new booklet about Tolkien’s undergraduate life. Written by Tolkien and the Great War author John Garth, it also explores how Tolkien first created Middle-earth 100 years ago in 1914-15.

Posted at 13:56 on 6 June 2014

In a survey by YouGov, commissioned by John Lewis and Barnado’s, The Hobbit has been ranked fourth in the list of Britain’s best-loved children’s books.

Posted at 9:00 on 22 May 2014

Today, Tolkien’s translation of the Old English epic poem Beowulf is published. Written in 1926, the book includes J.R.R. Tolkien’s original poem ‘Sellic Spell’.

Posted at 20:42 on 19 May 2014

The article ‘A vision of Middle-earth‘ by Paul Tankard, written for The Times Literary Supplement, is available to read online. The article, published in September 2012, provides information about Mary Fairburn, the artist for the 2015 Tolkien Calendar.

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