Chicks Dig Time Lords!

The title just kind of says it all, doesn’t it?

If you are a Doctor Who fan… you know, own your own Psychic Paper, are not ashamed of your Cybermen action figures, ever wished you owned either a TARDIS or a long multi-colored scarf, actually went to the store as a child looking for Jelly Babies, regularly gets into  discussions with younger  fans on why Christopher Eccleston is not the best doctor, you use the phrase “Bad Wolf” in common conversation or you are acutely aware that the Borg are not nearly as bad-ass as the Daleks are… and even if you are not, and you just have a good sense of humor… this book is probably what you are looking for.

Tara O’ Shea, one of the co-editors, is one of the original fangirl bloggers and odds are favorable that you have already met her at at least one convention.

Order here from Mad Norweigian Press

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In Chicks Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the Women Who Love It, a host of award-winning female novelists, academics and actresses come together to celebrate the phenomenon that is Doctor Who, discuss their rather inventive involvement with the show’s fandom, and examine why they adore this series so much.

All told, this essay collection is designed to inform and delight male and female readers alike, and to examine some of the more extraordinary aspects of being a female Doctor Who enthusiast. Essay topics include Carole Barrowman (Anything Goes) discussing what it was like to grow up with her brother John (including the fact that heâd’s still afraid of shop-window dummies), longtime columnist Jackie Jenkins providing a memoir of her work on “Doctor Who Magazine,” novelist Lloyd Rose (Camera Obscura) analyzing the changes in Rose between the ninth and tenth Doctors, and much more.

Other contributors to this essay collection include Elizabeth Bear (the Jenny Casey trilogy), Lisa Bowerman (star of the Bernice Summerfield audios), Mary Robinette Kowal (Shades of Milk and Honey), Seanan McGuire (Rosemary and Rue), Jody Lynn Nye (the Mythology series), Kate Orman (Seeing I), Catherynne M. Valente (The Orphana’s Tales), and more.

Also featured: a comic from Tammy Garrison and Katy Shuttleworth (Torchwood Babiez), plus interviews with India Fisher (Charley in the Doctor Who audios) and Sophie Aldred (Ace on Doctor Who, 1987-1989).

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Updated: December 7, 2010 — 8:38 am

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