This Newsweek Special Edition celebrates the genius responsible for one of the most elaborate fantasy realms ever envision. With his acclaimed writings, J.R.R. Tolkien jump-started an entire genre, and the breadth of his work continues to impress and inspire. Learn more about Middle-earth, the life of J.R.R. Tolkien and the future of the stories he left behind...
Creating Middle-earth: The story of the man who crafted one of fiction's most influential worlds.
Tracing Their Journey: A detailed map illustrating the Fellowship's trek.
Searching for Tolkien: A sneak peek at the new biopic from Fox Searchlight.