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The Return of Green Books!

February 28, 2002 at 10:51 pm by Cliff Quickbeam Broadway  - 

Yes indeed! The Green Books Staff is back after our winter hiatus. We have a huge update for February so check it out:

Anwyn’s Counterpoint has an interview with Tolkien-inspired mandolin genius Chris Thile, whose band Nickel Creek is fast becoming the last word on the acoustic music scene. If you haven’t heard his fabulous music, check it out — it shows a gift for sharing imagination Tolkien would have admired. His mandolin is featured in Dolly Parton’s Grammy-winning rendition of “Shine.”

• Introducing a brand new Q&A feature — the MOST Frequently Asked Questions. This quick reference tool will help answer the 13 major queries all Tolkien fans want to know, like:
1. Who was oldest, Treebeard or Bombadil?
2. What are the Grey Havens and why do they go there?
3. Who were the other "blue wizards?"
4. Where do I find Elvish alphabets/dictionary sources?

• FEAST your eyes on 20 brand new Questions & Answers, including:
1. Why call it the "Black Pit?"
2. What powers in the Seat of Seeing?
3. Why not Gimli as Ringbearer?
4. Why did the 5 Nazgûl retreat?

• Tookish brings us a zillion laughs, comics, and parodies in his Ticklers section.

• Who needs Ebert & Roeper? We’ve got our own Dueling Reviews of Fellowship of the Ring from a doctor (who hated it) and a young film student (who enjoyed it) over in our Special Guest section.

We continue to explore the WORDS and WORLDS of Tolkien. Stay tuned!

Much too hasty,

Posted in Old Main News on February 28, 2002 by

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