Ian from the Tolkien Society just emailed me with the following: This month’s cover feature is an investigation of the real history behind Tolkien’s Middle-earth. Written by Brian Bates, the feature explores the Anglo-Saxon myths and legends that Tolkien based his Lord of the Rings books on. To preview the new issue and find out more click here.
A letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to illustrator Doris Sykes will be sold by Hermitage Fine Art Monaco for £15,000 ($25,0000).