News: Tolkien in the Media

American geography professor Stentor Danielson has designed creates maps of US cities in the style of the maps included in Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion.

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 by on 6 July 2014

A series of previously unpublished letters by Tolkien has been published in the August 2014 issue of Writing Magazine.

According to Facebook, J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit have both ranked as two of the most popular books by users (behind the Harry Potter series and To Kill a Mockingbird.

Moseley Bog, today part of The Shire Country Park, has been named the UK’s top hidden spot. In a survey of bloggers, J.R.R. Tolkien’s childhood haunt beat locations from across the UK to take the top spot.

Posted by on 7 June 2014

A couple from Bolton, England have built a hobbit-hole in their garden for their children to play in. The den featured on the Channel 4 programme George Clark’s Amazing Spaces on Thursday 5th June.

American geography professor Stentor Danielson has designed creates maps of US cities in the style of the maps included in Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion.

According to Facebook, J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit have both ranked as two of the most popular books by users (behind the Harry Potter series and To Kill a Mockingbird.

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.

Moseley Bog, today part of The Shire Country Park, has been named the UK’s top hidden spot. In a survey of bloggers, J.R.R. Tolkien’s childhood haunt beat locations from across the UK to take the top spot.

Posted by on 6 July 2014

A series of previously unpublished letters by Tolkien has been published in the August 2014 issue of Writing Magazine.

Posted by on 7 June 2014

A couple from Bolton, England have built a hobbit-hole in their garden for their children to play in. The den featured on the Channel 4 programme George Clark’s Amazing Spaces on Thursday 5th June.