Moviegoers won’t be able to see the big-screen version of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” until Dec. 19, but unlike all the new “Star Wars” episodes, they can easily find out how the story of good vs. evil turns out in advance. Already, sales of Tolkien books are four times what they were in 1999 -with paperbacks and leatherbound volumes of “The Lord of the Rings” moving quickly off shelves at Barnes & Noble and previously untapped venues like Wal-Mart. [More]