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SEPTEMBER

Early September · New editions arrive in bookstores!

The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings Movie Tie-in Edition Boxed Set
Paperback
Hardcover

The Fellowship of the Rings Movie Tie-in Edition
Paperback
Hardcover

The Two Towers Movie Tie-in Edition
Paperback
Hardcover

The Return of the King Movie Tie-in Edition
Paperback
Hardcover


September 22

Celebrate the birthday of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins!

Join the party at your local bookstore! In-store events to be hosted nationwide.


Book Sense launches “Lord of the Rings Adventure Begins Here Sweepstakes”!

Enter the grand prize drawing for an all-expense-paid trip for two to the premiere of The Fellowship of the Ring! Visit the official sweepstakes Web site, and your local bookstore, for more details: www.booksense.com/lotr/.


OCTOBER

October 11

J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century

University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
University Bookstore, 7:00 p.m.
Tom Shippey (author of J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century) and Douglas Anderson (author of The Annotated Hobbit) discuss Tolkien's life and work.


October 13

Southern Festival of Books, Nashville, Tennessee
War Memorial Plaza, 1:00 p.m.
Tom Shippey and Douglas Anderson discuss Tolkien's life and work.


October 14–20

American Library Association’s “Teen Read Week”: “Make Reading a Hobbit”
Celebrate the popularity of fantasy literature with a special salute to the work of Tolkien!
For more information about events at your local library, visit the official site: www.ala.org/teenread/.


October 18

Bookworm with Michael Silverblatt
Syndicated public radio interview with Tom Shippey airs in Los Angeles on KCRW in New York on WNYC on October 25.
Check your local listings in other cities for air date.


NOVEMBER

November 6

The Lord of the Rings Official Movie Guide

First chance to see how the movie will look!!!
International on-sale date for the Lord of the Rings movie tie-in books:

The Lord of the Rings Official Movie Guide
by Jude Fisher

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Visual Companion
by Brian Sibley


November 8

1:00 P.M. LOCAL TIME
7:30 P.M. LOCAL TIME (Optional)

Exclusive Tolkien Video Event

Houghton Mifflin video screening in 100 bookstores across the country, including never-before-seen interviews and behind-the-scenes footage.

STAY TUNED FOR STORE LOCATIONS!


November 10–11

Sarasota Reading Festival, Sarasota, Florida
St. Petersburg Times Festival of Reading, St. Petersburg, Florida
Tom Shippey discusses Tolkien's life and work.


November 14

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Photo Guide

Movie tie-in books for children are available!

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Photo Guide
by Alison Sage
The official children's full-color pictorial film fie-in

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Visual Companion
by Brian Sibley
The official movie guide for younger readers


November 15–16

Philadelphia Book Fair, Philadelphia
Tom Shippey discusses Tolkien's life and work


November 28

Barnes & Noble, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
Mayfair Mall, 7:00 p.m.
Tom Shippey reads from J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century.


November 29

Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Marquette Alumni Memorial Union, 2:00 p.m.
Tom Shippey discusses Tolkien's life and work.


DECEMBER

December 19

New Line Cinema releases

THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING


© 2001 New Line Cinema, Inc.



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