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  • JRR Tolkien books news, reviews and publications in 2011
    The Art of The Hobbit by Wayne Hammond and Christina Scull To celebrate the 75th Anniversary we will receive a One Volume Edition of The History of The Hobbit and A Fascimile Edition of The Hobbit but also a sumptuous full colour art book containing the complete collection of more than one hundred Hobbit sketches drawings paintings and maps by J R R Tolkien Read article Thursday 26 May 2011 The Hobbit Facsimile First Edition to celebrate its 75th Anniversary It is a news item that I remember to see some times before for example when we would celebrate the 70th anniversary of The Hobbit But this time I really get the feeling HarperCollins is really going to do it make a true facsimile edition of The Hobbit In a recent interview with David Brawn publishing director at HarperCollins we were told that this edition will only be released in 2012 still it is good news so let us have some ideasâ Read article Tuesday 26 April 2011 The History of the Hobbit Revised and Updated One Volume Edition In one volume for the first time this revised and updated examination of how J R R Tolkien came to write his original masterpiece The Hobbit Like Christopher Tolkien s The History of Middle earth before it this is a thoughtful yet exhaustive examination of one of the most treasured stories in English literature Read article Monday 25 April 2011 HarperCollins reprints English and Medieval Studies Presented to J R R Tolkien on the Occasion of his Seventieth Birthday with dedicatory verses by W H Auden this book was originally released in 1962 by Allen and Unwin I believe it is wonderful to see that now after 50 years HarperCollins honors this moment by reprinting this wonderful book Read article Tuesday 15 March 2011 A Tolkien Tapestry Pictures to accompany The Lord of the Rings Cover Revealed It is my pleasure to show the cover of A Tolkien Tapestry which will bring together all pictures to accompany The Lord of the Rings by Cor Blok For the cover the was chosen The Battle of Hornburg the painting that was bought by J R R Tolkien Read article Tuesday 8 March 2011 A Tolkien Tapestry Pictures to accompany The Lord of the Rings This brand new full colour art book reveals in sumptuous detail more than 100 paintings based on The Lord of the Rings by acclaimed Dutch artist Cor Blok many of which appear here for the first time After the Tolkien Calendar 2011 and the next Tolkien Calendar we can now officialy say that 2011 is the year of Cor Blok It is exactly 50 years since the creation of the Cor Blok paintings and this book of which i was honored to be theâ Read article Friday 4 February 2011 Middle earth and Beyond Essays on the World of J R R Tolkien by Kathleen Dubs and Janka Kascakova This volume covers new ground and treads some well worn

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  • JRR Tolkien books news, reviews and publications in 2010
    article Monday 21 June 2010 The Middle earth Quiz Book is back The Quiz book was originally offered in limited release in 1979 in the US and in 1980 in the United Kingdom and was reprinted several times using different covers Now The Middle earth Quiz Book is being offered again to devoted and new fans of Tolkiens legendary works with permission of the Tolkien Estate Congratulations Suzanne Coon to get this book back we are most gratefull for this Read article Sunday 20 June 2010 Tales from the Perilous Realm Unabridged Audio edition Released After the very successful release from Tales from the Perilous Realm by BBC Audiobooks America in 2008 the hardback and deluxe edition by HarperCollins in the same year we had to wait until now to receive the unabridged audio edition of Tales from the Perilous Realm Read article Tuesday 20 April 2010 Cover of Tolkien Calendar 2011 revealed After the Tolkien calendar for The Lord of the Rings 2007 The Children of Hurin 2008 and The Silmarillion 2009 and The Lord of the Rings 2010 we will get a very interesting new take on the Tolkien calendar 2011 The official Tolkien calendar this year will contain 13 paintings inspired by The Lord of the Rings and will feature many previously unseen works of art by the Dutch artist Cor Blok Read article Thursday 1 April 2010 West of the Mountains East of the Sea The Map of Beleriand released today This enchanting little hardback is an essential companion for any reader journeying through The Silmarillion or The Children of Hurin Featuring an entertaining text and detailed gazetteer by acclaimed Tolkien author Brian Sibley this gift edition also contains a stunning fold out poster map of the First Age of Middle earth The map is based on the original map by Christopher Tolkien Embellished with heraldic emblems and dramatic scenesâ Read article Thursday 1 April 2010 The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun Paperback has been released If you read and liked The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings learned more about Tolkien s mythology by reading The Silmarillion or even worked your way through the series of The History of Middle earth I can imagine that now you want another great reading of Tolkien fantasy Maybe you should skip this book and go for a copy of Unfinished Tales since The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun is something different and can bee seen as a scholarlyâ Read article Monday 29 March 2010 A Tolkien English Glossary A Guide to Old Uncommon and Archaic Words Used in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings This book by Oliver Loo contains over 1100 words and is intended to be a quick reference guide for the reader of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings where old uncommon and archaic words can be quickly looked up and their meaning made clear Read article Thursday 25 March 2010 Cover of History of Middle earth Revealed Together with

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  • JRR Tolkien books news, reviews and publications in 2009
    Arthurian tradition The first book in the series has just been released and has received once again a very fabulous cover design by Ruth Lacon I expect this book to be genuinely thought provoking and readers will find plenty to get their teeth into if this books follows the same path as the previous publications For sure I look forward to readâ Read article Friday 3 July 2009 The Inklings of Oxford by Harry Lee Poe has been released Members of the famed Inklings literary circle lived in the university city of Oxford What were the places there like where people like C S Lewis and J R R Tolkien met to talk and to share their writing You will find the answer in this lively book whose stunning photographs and insightful text will deepen your knowledge of Oxford and the Inklings alike Read article Wednesday 1 July 2009 Tolkiens Bag End by Andrew H Morton Most of you probably remember Andrew H Mortons book Tolkiens Gedling 1914 that talked about Tolkiens aunt Jane Neave and Tolkiens connection with Gedling Now Andrew is back with a new book and it is called Tolkiens Bag End Read article Wednesday 1 July 2009 The Hobbitonian Anthology of Articles on J R R Tolkien and his Legendarium The Hobbitonian Anthology of Articles on J R R Tolkien and his Legendarium by Mark T Hooker has been published This new book The Hobbitonian Anthology is the second volume of articles by Mark T Hooker that picks up where A Tolkienian Mathomium left off Hookers analysis is from a linguistic perspective similar to Tolkiens Read article Wednesday 17 June 2009 Children of Hurin Translations Update The Children of Hurin is now a manjor bestseller But because not everyone will be able to read The Children of Hurin in English I thought it a good idea to create a small list of all the translations out there Ill add any extra info as it comes in so that in the end I hope this page will give all the info about all the Children of Hurin translations Please sent me info on your local translations Read article Thursday 11 June 2009 Languages Myths and History An Introduction to the Linguistic and Literary Background of J R R Tolkiens Fiction At the end of this month there will be released a new book about J R R Tolkien and more specific about the influence of languages on Tolkien The book is written by no one less then Dr Elizabeth Solopova and this means that it will be very interesting Have already added this book to my pre order list Languages Myths and History An Introduction to the Linguistic and Literary background of J R R Tolkiens Fiction introduces languagesâ Read article Wednesday 10 June 2009 The Children of Hurin Paperback Box Set Article Update It seems in December there was released a very interesting paperback set that only now showed up in Amazon According to David Brawn at HarperCollins this set was produced for the export market only and there fore it is logic the sets only showed up very late on Amazon and appeared first on the German retail market It is now better available and will also be released in Australia on 1 08 2009 and probably will be released globally veryâ Read article Wednesday 10 June 2009 Tolkien Diary 2010 cover art revealed Normally the cover art of the Tolkien Calendar and Diary are very simular this year however both feature a unique and amazing work by the Tolkien artist Ted Nasmith Today Im glad to reveal the cover art for the Tolkien Diary 2010 It looks absolutely stunning Read article Wednesday 10 June 2009 Exclusive Material used in the new Tolkien book released We are delighted to bring you some exclusive material which inspired the new Tolkien book including a rare extract from an original page from Tolkiens own manuscript of The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun Also find here some illustrations used in the book Read article Thursday 4 June 2009 New Tolkien maps will be made by John Howe West of the Mountains East of the Sea HarperCollins has already announced it will replace the paperback version of the book called The Map of Tolkiens Middle earth which sold more than 100 000 copies when published for the Tolkien Centenary in the 1990s and out of print for more than five years This new hardback is called the Road Goes Ever On and On Now HarperCollins has announced they will also republish the other two paperbacks The Map of Tolkiens Beleriand and theâ Read article Tuesday 2 June 2009 Roots of Middle Earth Seeds of Fantasy by Krisztina Sebok It does not happen often but sometimes it seems that Amazon only lists new Tolkien related books after they have already been published Today I noticed a thin book of 72 pages with a very long title Roots of Middle Earth Seeds of Fantasy Mythical and Literary Heritage in The Lord of the Rings and J R R Tolkiens Classic as Fantasy This book was published in October 2008 and only now showed up on Amazon In this work the readerâ Read article Tuesday 2 June 2009 The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun Deluxe Edition released today by Houghton Mifflin The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun is a previously unpublished work by J R R Tolkien written while Tolkien was Professor of Anglo Saxon at Oxford during the 1920s and 30s before he wrote The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings It makes available for the first time Tolkiens extensive retelling in English narrative verse of the epic Norse tales of Sigurd the Volsung and The Fall of the Niflungs It includes an introduction by J R R Tolkienâ Read article Saturday 30 May 2009 The Book of Jonah Translated by J R R Tolkien Perhaps most unknown about J R R Tolkien is that he was an editor of The

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  • JRR Tolkien books news, reviews and publications in 2008
    It should be released tomorrow on September 1 2008 Read article Friday 22 August 2008 Tolkiens Oxford Oxford through the eyes of Tolkien a new book by R Blackham In April 2006 Robert Blackham published a little guidebook to Tolkien sites in Birmingham called The Roots of Tolkiens Middle Earth apparently he has now done the same for Oxford The new book wil be called Tolkiens Oxford Oxford through the eyes of Tolkien Read article Thursday 21 August 2008 Tolkien on Fairy Stories has been released Tolkien on Fairy Stories a new expanded edition of Tolkiens most famous and most important essay On Fairy stories which defined his conception of fantasy as a literary form and which led to the writing of The Lord of the Rings has just been released and is now available Read article Thursday 21 August 2008 The Deluxe Edition of Tales of the Perilous Realm will be limited to 2500 copies It was my pleasure to find out from David Brawn that the Deluxe Edition will be limited to 2500 copies only and that it will match the other Deluxe Editions recently published I heard rumors that it would come in a dark blue box but can not confirm that yet Read article Friday 8 August 2008 Tolkien Diary 2009 Revealed While I was expecting a very similar front of the Tolkien Calendar and the Tolkien Diary which so far has been a habit of the publishers this year it seems they did something different See the cover of this years Tolkien diary here Read article Monday 28 July 2008 Tales from Perilous Realm Cover officially released I am pleased to be able to release the official cover of the Tales of Perilous Realm which I was sent by David Brawn the publishing director of Harper Collins Read article Tuesday 1 July 2008 Tales from the Perilous Realm Cover Revealed This new collection is fully illustrated throughout by Oscar winning artist Alan Lee who provides a wealth of pencil drawings to bring the stories to life as he did so memorably for The Hobbit and The Children of Hurin Alan also provides an Afterword in which he opens the door into illustrating Tolkiens world Here you can see the new cover Read article Friday 13 June 2008 Tolkien Calendar 2009 and Tolkien Diary 2009 THE SILMARILLION cover revealed After the Tolkien calendar for The Lord of the Rings 2007 and The Children of Hurin 2008 the 2009 Tolkien Calendar will focus on The Silmarillion and will feature illustrations from the revised illustration edition by Ted Nasmith While we celebrated The Silmarillions 30th anniversary last year it is great to see it is now in the picture again Here you can see the new cover Read article Monday 2 June 2008 Tolkien Studies should be out in mid July Contents revealed Normally Tolkien Studies is being released in April or May but this year it will be a bit later and be released around Mid July

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  • JRR Tolkien books news, reviews and publications in 2007
    CD with J R R Tolkien recordings I have created a small summary of all audio recordings of Tolkien which were ever made Read article Friday 5 October 2007 The Children of Hurin Large Type Edition Low vision readers who find the regular type size of The Children of Hurin difficcult to see will be pleased to know that this bestseller is now available in large print It matches the 2002 Large Print Edition of The Lord of the Rings Read article Saturday 22 September 2007 The Children of Hurin Translations Update The page with all known translations of The Children of Hurin has been updated I have added some new covers information and also some new countries who recently acquired the rights to get a translation of The Children of Hurin ready in their respective languages Read article Thursday 13 September 2007 Revealed photograph of The Silmarillion 30th Anniversary de luxe edition Here you can see how the new deluxe edition of The Silmarillion Anniversary Edition will look like It perfectly matches the already existing deluxe editions In this article I also reveal the printing numbers of the already existing UK deluxe editions of the Hobbit the Lord of the Rings and the Children of Hurin by Harper Collins Read article Wednesday 15 August 2007 The Hobbit 70th Anniversary Edition by Harper Collins The 70th Anniversary Edition has just been printed It is the third book in the History of the Hobbit boxed set and is a slightly different version of the deluxe edition we published three years ago It replaces our standard hardcover edition with a few additional features It will become the new standard edition of the Hobbit for another 5 years Read article Wednesday 15 August 2007 The Children of Hurin Downloadable Audio and Audio Book update Today I will bring some major updates on the Children of Hurin Audio Book First of all there has been added one narrator namely Christopher Tolkien Secondly there will not only be made 8 Audio CD but the Audio Book will also be available as a download in both a Windows Media edition and an Audible edition Read article Tuesday 7 August 2007 The J R R Tolkien Companion and Guide by Christina Scull and Wayne G Hammond wins the Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies The Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies was given this year to The J R R Tolkien Companion and Guide by Christina Scull and Wayne G Hammond Read article Wednesday 4 July 2007 Tolkien Studies An Annual Scholarly Review Volume 4 On April 15 2007 we saw the release of Tolkien Sudies Volume IV Luckily I had pre ordered it and was reminded all about it when it arrived this morning This is a journal of Tolkien scholarship which every serious Tolkien fan should buy read and enjoy Read article Tuesday 3 July 2007 The Hobbit Mr Baggins and The Return to Bag end 70th Anniversary Boxed set Slipcase art revealed I did announce you earlier that a celebration boxed set of the Hobbit Mr Baggins and the Return to Bag end would be published It would be a three book slipcased edition comprising of The Hobbit and the two volumes of the History of the Hobbit Today I can show you how the back of the slipcase will look like Read article Wednesday 27 June 2007 Cover of the new edition of Mr Bliss has been revealed In Oktober 2007 we will also get a brand new edition of the story Mr Bliss written and illustrated by Tolkien himself Originally published in 1982 the book has been out of print since the 1990s This edition marks the 25th anniversary of publication It has now a completely different cover and has been completely redesigned to make it the definitive edition ideal for collectors and newcomers to the story Read article Wednesday 30 May 2007 The Hobbit 70th Anniversary Edition by Houghton Mifflin To celebrate 70 years of the Hobbit we will see a new edition of The Hobbit by the US Tolkien publisher Houghton Mifflin it will feature a short introduction by Christopher Tolkien a reset text incorporating the most up to date corrections and all of Tolkiens own drawings and color illustrations including the rare Mirkwood piece Read article Wednesday 30 May 2007 The Children of Hurin Audio Book will be read by Christopher Lee Today I can announce some very good news The person who will read The Children of Hurin Audio Book is the famous actor Christopher Lee Read article Wednesday 30 May 2007 The silmarillion deluxe will match the specifications of The Children of Hurin deluxe This is the latest info I received from David Brawn the publishing director of Harper Collins The Silmarillion deluxe will match the specifications of The Children of Hurin deluxe as this is what some fans have written to us to as for It will be a text edition not the Ted Nasmith version and is planned to be GBP 60 the same as The Hobbit and The Children of Hurin deluxe editions Read article Saturday 19 May 2007 The Silmarillion 30th Anniversary de luxe edition by J R R Tolkien Now to celebrate 30 years of the Silmarillion we will see the first publication of a deluxe edition of The Silmarillion featuring a revised reset text This revised The Silmarillion will be bound in cloth and leather and set in a clothbound slipcase It will be published on the 5th of November 2007 and cost 60 GBP Read article Tuesday 16 May 2007 The Children of Hurin Deluxe Edition by Houghton Mifflin officially released today Today we finally see the publication of the Deluxe Edition of The Children of Hurin by Houghton Mifflin the official American Publisher of J R R Tolkien for over 65 Years Read article Tuesday 15 May 2007 The Children of Hurin Audio CD will be released in September An audio book of The Children of Hurin will already

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  • JRR Tolkien books news, reviews and publications in 2006
    little more 15 hobbits were added Now we have 160 hobbits in the Hobbit gallery Read article Sunday 15 October 2006 Hobbits around the Globe gallery A major update of the gallery of translations of the Hobbit has been made Hobbits around the Globe Thanks to a nice program called galerie it will be very easy to add new hobbits in the future Next week i will start adding some galleries for other Tolkien books So people can start sending me all high resolution scans of The Silmarillion Farmer Giles of Ham Mr Bliss of their own country in their own language Please provide year ofâ Read article Friday 13 October 2006 History of the Hobbit An essential resource book for the forthcoming movie adaptation of The Hobbit In the following article History of the Hobbit An essential resource book for the forthcoming movie adaptation of The Hobbit i give an extensive update on the book The History of The Hobbit by John D Rateliff Just have a look at those wonderfull dustjackets Read article Wednesday 11 October 2006 The J R R Tolkien Companion and Guide update In the previous article I announced the publication of The J R R Tolkien Companion and Guide on 2 October 2006 with possible delay Some people sent me emails to ask where to find the book because they could not find it in their local bookstore When amazon started sending out emails that the pre orders could not be delivered in time I got a lot of panic emails So here I am with an update the publication of the book set has indeedâ Read article Sunday 8 October 2006 Tolkien Books published in October 2006 the month of Michael D C Drout While last month the world was talking about the publication of the new Tolkien book The Children of Hurin it seems this month is dominated by new publications by Michael D C Drout Most people will know him from Beowulf and the Critics published in December 2002 which was the result of a discovered manuscript for Beowulf and the Critics while working on a project in an Oxford library in 1996 Read article Tuesday 3 October 2006 Tolkien Books re issued by Harper Collins in 2006 We will see all major Tolkien works in a new jacket this year The secondary works are all published in paperback format while we see some nice re issues of The Silmarillion the 30th ann Edition with new introduction by J R R Tolkien and a new Hobbit the 70th ann Edition with first chapter of Lord of the Rings Here you can see all Read article Monday 25 September 2006 The Children of Hurin More detailed info Only one week after the announcement of the new Tolkien book we can already give a lot more information about the UK edition of the book The book will be published in the UK on 16 april 2007 and will be a hardback with no

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  • Tolkien Bibliography - a gallery of books by and about Tolkien
    in 2005 Tolkien Biography Tolkien Bibliography Complete list of works by J R R Tolkien Books written by J R R Tolkien Books edited translated or with contributions by J R R Tolkien Books with Published Letters by J R R Tolkien Books with Tolkien Art and Tolkien inspired art Miscellanea Tolkien Calendars Games Puzzles Prints Books about J R R Tolkien Translations of Tolkien s work Tolkien Bibliography Books

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  • Books edited, translated, or with contributions by J.R.R.Tolkien
    Translations of Tolkien s work Oxford Poetry 1915 Fifty New Poems for Children Fourteenth Century Verse Prose Sir Gawain and The Green Knight The Year s Work in English Studies 1925 A New Glossary of the Dialect of the Huddersfield District Essays and Studies Report on the Excavation of the Prehistoric Roman and Post Roman Site in Lydney Park Gloucestershire Songs for the Philologists Beowulf and the Finnesburg Fragment Sir Orfeo Pearl The Ancrene Riwle Ancrene Wisse The Road Goes Ever On Attacks of Taste Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Pearl and Sir Orfeo J R R Tolkien A Biography The Inklings Finn and Hengest Books edited translated or with contributions by J R R Tolkien In this section you can find all books to which Tolkien contibuted reaching fom part of the editorial staff towards helper and adviser behind the scenes Tolkien spend a lot of time helping out others and most of the works that resulted from this genorous helping are not mentioned as his work but in reality are It is said that Tolkien spended hours and hours with his students wished i could have been one of them giving them that much help that in

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