Saturday, 4 September 2010

Chicks Dig Time Lords

Chicks Dig Time Lords a book of essays written and contributed to by a list of well known and respected women from various industries and areas about why it is cool to be both a woman and a fan of Doctor Who, the effects the show has had on them, the discrimination often faced by SciFi loving girls and their various degrees of involvement with the show.

Here is a sybopsis.
In Chicks Digs Time Lords, a host of award-winning female novelists, academics and actresses come together to celebrate the phenomenon that is Doctor Who, discuss their inventive involvement with the show's fandom and examine why they adore the series. These essays will delight male and female readers alike by delving into the extraordinary aspects of being a female Doctor Who enthusiast. Essays include Carole Barrowman discussing what it was like to grow up with her brother John . . ., columnist Jackie Jenkins providing a Bridget Jones' Diary-style memoir of working on Doctor Who Magazine, novelist Lloyd Rose analyzing Rose's changes between the ninth and tenth Doctors and much more.

Other contributors include Elizabeth Bear (Jenny Casey), Lisa Bowerman (Bernice Summerfield), Mary Robinette Kowal (Shades of Milk and Honey), Jody Lynn Nye (Mythology series), Kate Orman (Seeing I), and Catherynne M. Valente (The Orphan's Tales). Also featured is a comic from the Torchwood Babiez creators, plus interviews with Doctor Who companions India Fisher (Charley) and Sophie Aldred (Ace).

The book is already available to purchase on bookstores and online, but the guys over at io9 have an exclusive extract so that you can try before you buy. You can check that our right HERE

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