The satire site, The Babylon Bee, will be reading The Lord of the Rings over the next year with a weekly podcast.
For 24 years, Tolkien wrote one or more letters from Father Christmas to his children. This year, on the 100th anniversary of his first letter, the centenary edition has been released!
HarperCollins publishers has announced that a new "treasure trove" of essays by J.R.R. Tolkien will be released in June 2021 in the book The Nature of Middle-earth.
An interview with Dr. Steven Beebe, the professor who discovered Lewis's unpublished notebook with the beginnings of a collaborative manuscript between him and Tolkien.
"Nothing quite like it was ever done before.... The utterly new achievement of Professor Tolkien is that he carries a comparable sense of reality unaided. Probably no book yet written in the world is quite such a radical instance of what its author has elsewhere called 'sub-creation'."
Here's an exciting interview with the author of the new book "The Lord of the Films," along with excerpts and the promise of an upcoming review.
Dr. Corey Olsen has bug a series of online lectures/podcasts, going through Tolkien's books in detail, exploring Tolkien's world, characters, language, and themes... This is an casual academic study we highly recommend.