After three years of hobbits, battles and drama, J.R.R. Tolkien's epic tale reached its cinematic climax this week. Join Neal Conan and his guests to trace Tolkien's path from Oxford, to the battlefields of the first world war, and to Middle Earth.
*Author, J.R.R. Tolkien: Architect of Middle Earth: A Biography
*Associate professor of English at Wheaton College
*Edited Tolkien's Beowulf and the Critics
Ursula K. Le Guin
*Author of The Earthsea Trilogy (among many other books)