Tolkien called Hitler a "ruddy little ignoramus.
Chain gave a snort.
Game of Thrones Wall:
Limp golden banners could be either.
On the gatehouse and the keep.
Ruining, perverting, misapplying, and making for ever accursed, that noble northern spirit, a supreme contribution to Europe, which I have ever loved, and tried to present in its true light.
Tolkien loved his day job.
He was also utterly skeptical of most LOTR fanswho he believed were incapable of really appreciating the work, and he probably would have been horrified by movie fandom dressing up like Legolas.
And if you can't make it into the beautiful little shop, its monthly subscription service will mail that month's women sexuality club pick in addition to a new recommendation list and a locally designed bookmark.
It's more than just a place to stop by and grab a new paperback, though.
Competition for San Francisco's book lovers is fierce—the city is also home to famous independent bookstores like City Lights—but Green Apple Books remains a beloved local luminary.