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Posted at 20:21 on 17 August 2014

Sir Terry Pratchett, known to readers the world over with his best-selling Discworld series, has told The New York Times that his favourite fantasy author is J.R.R. Tolkien.

Posted at 19:47 on 14 August 2014

16-year-old Hannah Barlow, from Logan in Ohio, has produced her own 12-minutes adaptation of “In the House of Tom Bombadil”, a chapter which is notoriously absent from The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

Posted at 20:58 on 13 August 2014

The Brotherhood Workshop, a group of LEGO animators, are well-known to Tolkien fans for their parodies of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings films. In the latest video, they very astutely answer the question “Why can’t the Eagles take them to Mordor?”.

Posted at 20:00 on 12 August 2014

George R.R. Martin, well-known as the author of A Song of Ice and Fire, spoke at the Edinburgh International Book Festival yesterday about The Lord of the Rings, Tolkien and fantasy literature.

Posted at 19:32 on 11 August 2014

The Tolkien Society’s 2014 Seminar will be on Thursday 14th August, and be part of the 2014 World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), which is being held at the ExCeL London exhibition centre. The Tolkien Society’s keynote speaker will be David Brawn, head of Tolkien publishing at HarperCollins.

Posted at 19:57 on 16 August 2014

Wolverhampton Art Gallery, as part of the Black Country Echoes Festival, is hosting an exhibition this from September to January called the “Making of Mordor”. The displays include items from the Tolkien Society archives and Tolkien Society members.

Posted at 12:30 on 12 August 2014

Tolkien and the Study of His Sources: Critical Essays, edited by Jason Fisher, has received the 2014 Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies.

Posted at 18:08 on 8 August 2014

Stephen Colbert is a comedian well-known to American portraying a right-wing television host. But he is also a die-hard Tolkien fan, speaking of The Silmarillion on numerous occasions and even having a contest with James Franco on air.

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