#J.R.R. Tolkien

9+ Tolkien-Inspired Recipes to Enjoy on Hobbit Day

Celebrate Hobbit Day with a feast fit for the Shire and these Tolkien inspired recipes for your second breakfast and more.

9 of the Best Lord of the Rings Podcasts

These are 9 of the best Lord of the Rings podcasts, whether you're a fan of the series or just dipping into it for the first time.

Maker of Middle-earth J.R.R. Tolkien Comes to the Morgan

Tolkien’s life and work are on display at The Morgan Library & Museum. In case you can't make it, here are facts one visitor learned about the LOTR author.

Book Fetish: Volume 308

Bookish goodies for your literary life.

Old Timey Author Audio Recordings

Want to hear Tolkien recite elvish, Conan Doyle talk about Sherlock, or Langston Hughes read poetry to jazz music? Read. On.

Quiz: Metal Album or Fictional Dystopia?

This quiz challenges your literary and musical knowledge. Your task is to guess whether each title is a metal album or fictional dystopia.

Does Every Fantasy Novel Need to Have a Map in it?

Some are useful, but most...not so much.

The 15 Best Songs + Poems from Middle-earth

I love the stories of Middle-earth with all my heart and soul and I love that song and verse plays such a large role in these stories.

“The Time That Is Given Us”: Gathering Strength from Lord of the Rings

Many of us are facing a problem we wish hadn't happened in our time. And now we have to decide what to do with the time that is given us.

The 37 Best Lines from The Hobbit

The best of The Hobbit, to celebrate the anniversary of its publication

Cool Bookish Places: The Rabbit and Dragonfly

If you're even in Lancaster, PA, don't miss this coffee shop/pub/used bookstore inspired by the work of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and the Inklings

From Tolkien to Lewis and Back Again: The Wade Center in Wheaton, Illinois

Please, Hollywood: Adapt This Book a Hundred Times

5 Books to Celebrate J.R.R. Tolkien’s Birthday

10 Folio Society Classics to Give to Your Children This Christmas