J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) was an English author best known for his high fantasy novels including The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit and others. Aside from being an author, Tolkien was also a poet, university professor and philologist. Due to Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings books, he was able to breathe new life into the […]

Written by Dan Malone on Monday, April 23rd, 2012

A connection between director Peter Jackson and J.R.R. Tolkien has been discovered. It turns out that Jackson’s grandfather, William John Jackson, fought on the same battleground as a young John Ronald Reuel Tolkien.

Written by Dan Malone on Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Descendants of J.R.R. Tolkien and Charles Dickens are set to team up for two children’s fantasy books.

Written by Ella Thomson on Friday, April 13th, 2012

Houghton Miffin Harcourt has acquired the U.S. publishing rights for the tie-in books to the upcoming Peter Jackson movies The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and The Hobbit: There and Back Again.