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Burk, Graeme & Robert Smith? The Doctors Are In: The Essential and Unofficial Guide to Doctor Who's Greatest Time Lord. ECW. Sept. 2015. 288p. ISBN 9781770412545. pap. $22.95; ebk. ISBN 9781770907829. TV

Doctor Who has been amazing viewers with its time-traveling adventures for over 50 years. Coauthors Burk and Smith? (Who's 50) profile all 13 incarnations of the famous Time Lord, providing background information and fun facts about each. The authors—longtime fans who often speak about the TV show at fan conventions—include analyses of their favorite and least-liked episodes from each Doctor's era. They highlight the most influential companions who traveled with the Doctor as well as the most nefarious foes each incarnation faced. An appendix provides a handy guide listing all of the episode titles and companion names to date, as well as a list of recommended print and Internet resources. VERDICT Burk and Smith?'s casual conversational tone, humor, and extensive knowledge of the subject give the reader a sense of the passion the two, along with millions of other fans, have for this beloved sf series. Although not an official BBC tie-in, the book nevertheless makes for an out-of-this-world read for both Classic and New Who fans.—Donna Marie Smith, Palm Beach Cty. Lib. Syst., FL

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  • APA 6th ed.: Smith, Donna Marie (2015-09-01). The Doctors Are In: The Essential and Unofficial Guide to Doctor Who's Greatest Time Lord. Library Journal p. 102.
  • MLA 7th ed.: Smith, Donna Marie. "The Doctors Are In: The Essential and Unofficial Guide to Doctor Who's Greatest Time Lord." Library Journal [add city] 2015-09-01, 102. Print.
  • Chicago 15th ed.: Smith, Donna Marie. "The Doctors Are In: The Essential and Unofficial Guide to Doctor Who's Greatest Time Lord." Library Journal, edition, sec., 2015-09-01
  • Turabian: Smith, Donna Marie. "The Doctors Are In: The Essential and Unofficial Guide to Doctor Who's Greatest Time Lord." Library Journal, 2015-09-01, section, 102 edition.
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