Professor J.R.R. Tolkien C.B.E. was an English scholar and writer, best known as the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.
In this section you’ll find “A Biographical Sketch“, an article by David Doughan which provides a detailed outline of Tolkien’s life and works.
For a comprehensive list of biographical and critical works, see “Books about Tolkien“.
“Book by J.R.R. Tolkien” provides a simple list of books published during Tolkien’s lifetime or posthumously. If you’re looking for a suggested reading order, please have a look at our frequently asked questions.