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Collector’s Corner: Collecting Everything vs. Specialized Collections

Collector’s Corner: Collecting Everything vs. Specialized Collections

In this week’s Collectors Corner post we’ll talk about having a specialized collection versus collecting everything. A few weeks ago, I’ve ordered my fourth illustrated edition of The Hobbit. The edition is from 1992 and […]

Our Favorite Editions of ‘The Hobbit’

Our Favorite Editions of ‘The Hobbit’

Everyone has particular copies of books that we cherish above others. Many of us here at Middle-earth News are pretty keen collectors of various volumes of works by and about J. R. R. Tolkien. We […]

The Tolkien Inspired Art of Norloth

The Tolkien Inspired Art of Norloth

I always love finding great Tolkien-inspired art, and one of the best things about seeking it out is discovering such varied artwork, sometimes even from the same artist! Once upon a time, I found the artist […]

Architectures of Middle-earth – The King’s Hall of Minas Tirith

Architectures of Middle-earth – The King’s Hall of Minas Tirith

If an artist named Marta seems suspiciously familiar, it may be because she was the runner-up in our Tolkien Book Cover Redesign contest from Tolkien Reading Day! Given her artistic talent, it should come as […]

Happy Birthday, Alan Lee!

Happy Birthday, Alan Lee!

Alan Lee celebrates his 67th birthday today. Born in 1947, Lee can look back at a successful career as one of the most known illustrator to visualize Tolkien’s works. After growing up with a passion […]

Book Review – ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Chronicles: Cloaks and Daggers’

Book Review – ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Chronicles: Cloaks and Daggers’

My most vivid memory of the experience I had watching Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring for the first time was thinking, with each new set, each new location, […]

An Eagle’s View of Middle-earth – May 28, 2014

An Eagle’s View of Middle-earth – May 28, 2014

If you’ve been wondering where our daily “An Eagle’s View of Middle-earth” posts have been for the last few days, I have to admit, I’ve been slacking. Instead of staying on the pulse of the […]

Harper Collins Presents ‘The Lord of the Rings’ 60th Anniversary Edition

Harper Collins Presents ‘The Lord of the Rings’ 60th Anniversary Edition

In March 2014, Harper Collins announced that a new edition of The Lord of the Rings was to be released in June 2014 to mark the 60th anniversary of the book’s publication. Now, Harper Collins […]

Book Recommendations: For Those Interested in Artwork

Book Recommendations: For Those Interested in Artwork

In my last article of book recommendations I focused on hobbits. This time around I decided to look at books all about the art of Middle-earth. There are many talented artists who have brought this mythical world […]

‘The Hobbit’ Gets A Marathi Translation

‘The Hobbit’ Gets A Marathi Translation

First published in 1937, The Hobbit has never gone out of publication, being translated into over 60 languages and selling over 100 million copies worldwide. While writing the Tolkien Companion and Guide with Christina Scull, Wayne Hammond, a well-known […]