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Andy Weir


USA flag (b.1972)

Andy Weir was first hired as a programmer for a national laboratory at age fifteen and has been working as a software engineer ever since. He is also a lifelong space nerd and a devoted hobbyist of subjects like relativistic physics, orbital mechanics, and the history of manned spaceflight.

Genres: Science Fiction
 
Novels
   The Martian (2014)
   Artemis (2017)
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Graphic Novels
   Cheshire Crossing (2019) (with Sarah Andersen)
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Series contributed to
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Awards
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2015) : The Martian
John W. Campbell Best Book winner (2016) : The Martian
Prometheus Award Best Book nominee (2018) : Artemis


Andy Weir recommends
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Ex-Heroes (2010)
(Ex-Heroes, book 1)
Peter Clines
"Well, if you’re not reading Peter Clines’s books, you should be..."
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The Calculating Stars (2018)
(Lady Astronaut, book 1)
Mary Robinette Kowal
"The Calculating Stars is a wonderful, scientifically accurate view of what might have been. Kowal masters both science and historical accuracy in this alternate history adventure."
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Recursion (2019)
Blake Crouch
"It's not often I plow through a book in two days. But Blake Crouch's action-packed, brilliantly unique 'Recursion' had me up late and shirking responsibilities until I had devoured the last page. A fantastic read."
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The Last Human (2020)
Zack Jordan
"Aliens, adventure, mystery, and big ideas in a thoroughly fresh package."

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