Tolkien Resigns

Christopher Tolkien, son of J.R.R. Tolkien, has announced his resignation as director of the Tolkien Estate. His resignation paves the road for a change in management which may have been responsible for the sale of rights to Amazon announced earlier this week.
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Tolkien Receives Bodley Medal

Christopher Tolkien, the son of J.R.R. Tolkien, has received the Bodley Medal in recognition of his contribution to the world of literature for editing and publishing the previously unpublished works of his father. Tolkien’s papers have been housed at the Bodleian Libraries in Oxford since the authors death in 1973.

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