Today In Books

A Rare Tolkien Exhibition: Today in Books

As part of Season 2 of our podcast series Annotated, we are giving away 10 of the best books about books of 2017. Go here to enter for a chance to win, or just click the image below:

A Rare Tolkien Exhibition

Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth will be at the Weston Library in Oxford until October. Enter through the Doors of Durin, chart the routes taken by Tolkien’s characters, and gaze upon a rarely displayed Tolkien collection. After October, the exhibition will travel to New York, and then to the Bibliothèque nationale de France.

Henry IV And V Adapted For Netflix

Shakespeare is coming to Netflix. The streaming service announced The King, based on Shakespeare’s Henry IV and Henry V. The 2019 adaptation will star Timothée Chalamet, Robert Pattinson, Joel Edgerton, Ben Mendelsohn, and Lily-Rose Depp. David Michôd will direct.

Hermione Dreams And Potterhead Quizzes

Are you a Hermione whose fondest dream involves taking the O.W.L. exams? Well, the Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London is here to make your dreams come true with their new series of quiz nights in the Great Hall. Find out whether you pass or fail on subjects including Magical Artefacts, Defence Against the Dark Arts, Potions and Care of Magical Creatures in the location where Harry, Ron, and Hermione sat their O.W.L exams.


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