Odds and Ends

According to The Telegraph, JRR Tolkien trained as a spy for the British government in the years leading up to World War II.

Mariel Hemingway, granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, has obtained the rights to his memoir A Moveable Feast and will produce a film adaptation, per Variety.

Oprah Winfrey has announced her latest book club selection. It’s the debut short story collection from Uwem Akpan, titled Say You’re One of Them
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