>Speaking of interesting Tolkien-related books, has anyone heard
>anything about THE RING OF WORDS, the forthcoming book about Tolkien
>and the OED? The Tolkien Society has a brief piece on it on their
>website, and it seems that the US edition is coming out in May. A
>great topic; just hope the book can live up to it.
It's a very good book, one of the most valuable on Tolkien to come along. I
read it for OUP, both in draft and in final text, and was much impressed.
The authors, three editors at the OED, will be speaking at the Tolkien
conference at Exeter College, Oxford this coming August.
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