From: Megan

I thought you might want to let everyone know that Tom Shippey, author of J.R.R. TOLKIEN: AUTHOR OF THE CENTURY, will be teaching a course at the Learning Annex in New York City on Thursday, January 10 from 6:30 to 9:30p.m. The event will be held at The School for the Physical City, 55 E. 25th Street between Park and Madison Avenues.

The program is entitled “An Evening of Tolkien: The Legend and Lore Behind ‘The Lord of the Rings.'” Anyone who is interested in attending can enroll by calling the Learning Annex at 212-371-0280 or by logging on to the website:

Shippey will also be interviewed live on “New York and Company” on WNYC (93.9 FM / AM 820) from 1:20 to 1:40 p.m. on the afternoon of the 10th. Anyone who is in the area should be sure to tune in!