Celebrate 50 years of The Lord of the Rings with Alan Lee! World-renowned artist Alan Lee, acclaimed LOTR illustrator and Academy Award-winning conceptual designer for the film trilogy, will discuss his long involvement in creating the visual world that accompanies the books and films based on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. Lee’s visual presentation will include a slide show and a display of a dozen original illustrations. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A with fans and a booksigning.

Tour Schedule:

12/4/2004 12:00 (noon) Books of Wonder (18 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011)
12/5/2004 2:00PM Philadelphia Free Library (1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103)
12/6/2004 7:00PM Olsson’s Arlington-Courthouse (2111 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201)
12/7/2004 7:00PM Borders (830 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611)
12/8/2004 6:00PM Borders (50 S. Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84144)
12/9/2004 7:00PM University Bookstore (4326 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105)
12/10/2004 7:00PM Booksmith (1644 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 94117)
12/11/2004 2:00PM Book Soup (8818 Sunset Blvd., W. Hollywood, CA 90069)