Hobbits! Hobbit Lessons: A Map for Life’s Unexpected Journeys by Devin Brown

“If, as Devin Brown, channeling Professor Tolkien, reminds us, ‘all that is gold does not glitter,’ then readers might be forgiven for overlooking Hobbit Lessons: A Map for Life’s Unexpected Journeys. Brown’s book is much like the titular hobbits from which it draws inspiration: short and unassuming, at barely 140 pages. Billed loosely as ‘self-help,’ Hobbit Lessons is really a meditation on the themes of The Hobbit and The Fellowship of the Ring, and a gentle nudge to set forth on the adventurous possibilities life presents us …”
[read the rest of the review, from Books, Brains and Beer, here]