News: November 2015

Listeners of Classic FM, one of the UK’s leading independent national radio stations, have voted for music from The Lord of the Rings films for the sixth year in the row.

J.R.R. Tolkien’s 1937 children’s story, The Hobbit, comes in second in a list of the most expensive first editions published in the 20th Century.

Best-selling author of The Games of Thrones and A Song of Fire and Ice series, George R.R. Martin, has stated that the ending to his books will reflect J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings.

Independent mint, Shire Post, have announced a range of licensed Middle-earth based coins via Kickstarter.

The latest edition of the Journal of Inklings Studies has been published and features a number of Tolkien-related articles and reviews.

The Bodleian Libraries and TORCH have released the video from “The Lord of the Rings: Tolkien’s Legacy”, an event held on 29th October to celebrate the 60th anniversary of The Lord of the Rings.