J.R.R. Tolkien

Falls Church, VA – On Thursday, June 6, Waverly Rare Books, a division of Quinn’s Auction Galleries, will conduct a 286-lot auction brimming with scarce and significant examples of science fiction and fantasy. The majority of the sale features items from the collection of Daniel “Dan” Breen, a lifelong collector of rare

LOS ANGELES, September 26, 2016—A set of over 50 rarely available first edition books featuring works by Sir Isaac Newton, William Faulkner, John Hancock, J.R.R. Tolkien and James Fenimore Cooper will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on September 29. Interested bidders may participate in the auction online.

The books being auctioned include well-recognized fiction and non-

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LONDON Maddox Street—A letter signed by Tolkien’s secretary revealing the identity of

As the third and final part of Peter Jackson’s epic film adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit reaches the final stages of production, Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions offer Tolkien fans the world over the opportunity to buy a first edition of the original book, The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again (1937), at their sale of Modern Literature in London on Friday 11th April

What do Laurence Durrell, Robert Frost, Graham Greene, E.M. Forester, and J.R.R. Tolkien have in common?  They were all passed up by the 1961 Nobel Prize committee in favor of the eventual winner, Yugoslavian writer Ivo Andric.

The Nobel Prize Council's debate over each year's nominees remains a secret for fifty years after the award is given.  At that point, the archive is opened in