5 Classic Authors Who Hated Their Book Covers (and One Who Got His Ass Kicked as a Result)

Column by Robert Bieselin July 7, 2014
Some classic authors who ridiculed designers, drew up legal clauses in the wake of bad covers, and, yes, even called publishers “fucking pigs.”
Biopic of ‘Lord of the Rings’ Author J.R.R. Tolkien in the Pipeline

Biopic of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ Author J.R.R. Tolkien in the Pipeline

News by Dean Fetzer
The Oxford and Cambridge Professor who wrote some of the worlds best-loved books and spawned a movie empire looks set to be the subject of his own film.
New Trailer for ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’

New Trailer for ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’

News by Dean Fetzer October 2, 2013
It doesn’t open until the 13th of December, but the hype for Peter Jackson’s new film is already building.
Lord of The Rings gambling machines

Hobbit Producers Sued by Tolkien’s Estate for $80m Over Slot Machines

News by Dean Fetzer
Alleging a breach of the contracts for Hobbit merchandise, J.R.R. Tolkien’s estate is suing the makers of the upcoming Hobbit movies.
Professor banned from using ‘hobbit’ as title of lecture

Professor Banned From Using The Word ‘Hobbit’ In Title Of Lecture

News by Dean Fetzer October 31, 2012
Lecturer told he can’t use the word ‘hobbit’ to refer to a short race of early humans by Middle Earth Enterprises, who manage rights for Tolkien’s estate.
The Fall Of Arthur by J. R. R. Tolkien

The Fall Of Arthur: New Epic Poem Coming From Tolkien

News by Dave Reuss October 11, 2012
Tolkien fans will have 200 more pages to enjoy next year.
New Trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

New Trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

News by Benoît Lelièvre September 20, 2012
The new trailer for Peter Jackson's first Hobbit film is out!