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Updated: January 2017

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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (audio)
The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien (audio)
The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien (audio)
Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien (audio)
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, read by Nicol Williamson
The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien, read by Mind's Eye Theatre

The Road Goes Ever On by J.R.R. Tolkien

20 Ways The Lord of the Rings Is Both Christian and Catholic by Stan Williams
Catholic Poem in Time of War: The Lord of the Rings by Ken Craven
Finding Frodo's Faith by Joseph Pearce
J.R.R. Tolkien: Lord of the Imagination by The Irish Family
J.R.R. Tolkien: Truth and Myth by Joseph Pearce
J.R.R. Tolkien: Husband and Father by Philip Kosloski
J.R.R. Tolkien's Sanctifying Myth by Bradley Birzer
4 Videos from the Tolkien Catholic Literature Series by the Notre Dame Center for Culture and Ethics
16 Videos from seminars featuring Tolkien scholars

Oxford's Influential Inklings by Philip and Carol Zaleski
The Inklings by Walter Hooper

The stories that inspired Tolkien:

Beowulf
Grimm's Fairy Tales
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
The Book of Wonder by E.R. Eddison
The Last Book of Wonder by E.R. Eddison
The Dragon Ouroboros by E.R. Eddison
The Elder Edda
The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
The Princess and the Goblin by George Macdonald
The Saga of Eric Brighteyes by H. Rider Haggard
The Saga of the Volsungs
The Story of the Glittering Plain by William Morris
The Song of the Nibelung
The Story of King Arthur and his Knights by Howard Pyle
The Wanderer

For more reading, check out Open Library where you can borrow more books by and about J.R.R. Tolkien:
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