Andy Weir

Andy Weir is an American novelist and software engineer, best known for his debut novel 'The Martian', which was later adapted into a film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon. Weir's writing is characterized by attention to detail and scientific accuracy, often incorporating elements of science fiction and space exploration. Following the success of 'The Martian', he has continued to write popular science fiction novels, including 'Artemis' and 'Project Hail Mary'.


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  1. 1. The Martian

    A gripping tale of survival and resilience, this book follows the story of an astronaut left stranded on Mars by his crew who believed him dead after a fierce storm. With limited supplies, he must utilize his ingenuity, wit, and spirit to survive and signal to Earth that he is alive. The narrative is a thrilling testament to human willpower and the relentless fight for survival against all odds.

    The 2113th Greatest Book of All Time
  2. 2. Project Hail Mary

    A solitary astronaut awakens with amnesia aboard a spaceship, the last hope of a desperate Earth facing an extinction-level threat from a stellar phenomenon. Tasked with a critical scientific mission, he must recall his purpose and utilize his ingenuity to understand the alien environment he encounters, forging an unprecedented alliance with an extraterrestrial life form. Together, they embark on a high-stakes interstellar quest to save humanity and other civilizations by unraveling cosmic secrets and overcoming insurmountable odds. The narrative is a thrilling blend of science, survival, and friendship, showcasing the resilience of the human spirit when confronted with the vast unknown.

    The 8184th Greatest Book of All Time
  3. 3. Artemis

    This science fiction novel is set in the late 21st century, focusing on the life of Jasmine "Jazz" Bashara, a young woman living in Artemis, the first and only city on the moon. Jazz is a small-time smuggler, struggling to make ends meet in the lunar colony's domed society. When she's offered the chance to commit the perfect crime for a lucrative reward, she jumps at the opportunity. However, she quickly finds herself entangled in a conspiracy for control of Artemis itself. As she navigates a web of alliances and enemies, Jazz must use her wit and resourcefulness to survive and prevent the destruction of the only home she's ever known.

    The 11306th Greatest Book of All Time