Recommended books by Andy Weir
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Andrew Taylor Weir (born June 16, 1972) was born and raised in California, the only child of an accelerator physicist father and an electrical-engineer mother who divorced when he was eight. Weir grew up reading classic science fiction such as the works of Arthur C. Clarke and Isaac Asimov. At the age of 15, he began working as a computer programmer for Sandia National Laboratories. He studied computer science at UC San Diego, although he did not graduate. He worked as a programmer for several software companies, including AOL, Palm, MobileIron and Blizzard, where he worked on the video game nowrap, Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness.
Weir began writing science fiction in his twenties and published work on his website for years. He also authored a humour web comic called Casey and AndyGalactanet - The Creative Writings of Andy Weir, Casey and Andy (webcomic) featuring fictionalized "mad scientist" versions of himself and his friends (such as writer Jennifer Brozek) from 2001 to 2008; he also briefly worked on another comic called Cheshire Crossing bridging Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan and The Wizard of Oz. The attention these gained him has been attributed as later helping launch his writing career, following the failure to publish his first novel attempt called Theft of Pride. His first work to gain... read more on Wikipedia
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Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars.
Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there.
After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he’s alive—and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be...
Jasmine Bashara never signed up to be a hero. She just wanted to get rich.
Not crazy, eccentric-billionaire rich, like many of the visitors to her hometown of Artemis, humanity’s first and only lunar colony. Just rich enough to move out of her coffin-sized apartment and eat something better than flavored algae. Rich enough to pay off a debt she’s...
Jazz Bashara es una criminal... O al menos lo parece. La vida en Artemisa, la primera y única ciudad de la Luna, es difícil si no eres un turista adinerado o un...
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Novela brillante, delirio ingenioso, con una mecánica del suspense que sorprenderá al lector una y otra vez. Una experiencia literaria excepcional en gravedad cero.
«La mejor novela de ciencia ficción en años.» - Wall Street Journal
Seis días atrás el astronauta Mark Watney se convirtió en uno de los primeros hombres en caminar por la superficie de...
Stories included in this audio-exclusive collection are:
"Access" "Antihypoxiant" "Annie's Day" "The Real Deal" "Bored World" "The Midtown Butcher" "Meeting Sarah" "The Chef" "The Egg"
Meet Professor James Moriarty - consulting criminal.
In these three original tales - collected for the first time - Andy Weir brings to life a Moriarty worthy of the Great Detective himself.