Why Is David Day Banned From The Tolkien Society?

February 7, 2024

David Day is the most prolific Tolkien author alive. So why does he get so much online hate?

The bestselling author sat down with Ben Sledge on THE GAMER to discuss the controversy over his beloved Tolkien guides and encyclopedias. Sledge writes, “The reasons for Day’s controversies? The Tolkien Society alleges that his books, which offer everything from bestiaries to encyclopedias of Tolkien’s world, veer into conjecture as Day’s own theories intertwine with canon to make an impure, albeit incredibly popular, Tolkien critique.”

(For the record, Sledge also describes Day’s books as “incredibly popular and inarguably beautiful.” And we agree.) Click here to give the full article a read.

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