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Powell's Staff 13 Favorite Books Of 2014

The Martian by Andy Weir / An American astronaut, Mark Watney, becomes stranded alone on Mars and must improvise in order to survive. It has been described as an Apollo 13 meets Cast Away.


Mary picked up The Martian: A Novel eBook: Andy Weir: Kindle Store

from The Telegraph

The Martian: how a self-published e-book became a Hollywood blockbuster

Scenes from The Martian. The cast includes Matt Damon as Mark Watney and Jessica Chastain as the Ares III mission leader

from Mashable

'Martian' author Andy Weir puts the science back in science fiction

'The Martian' is a funny, harrowing and science-filled book about a man who has to survive alone on Mars


hermionejg: matt-clough: matt-clough: The Martian by Andy Weir | Matt Harrison CloughIf you’re interested in science fiction you will no doubt of heard of Andy Weir’s brilliant debut novel The Martian, the story of an astronaut stranded on Mars, first published in 2012 and re-published earlier this year.The Martian quickly became one of my favourite novels, and I couldn’t resist putting together my own cover illustration during some downtime this month. (Book template from GraphicBurger) ...


“Yes, of course duct tape works in a near-vacuum. Duct tape works anywhere. Duct tape is magic and should be worshiped.” -Andy Weir, The Martian If you are interested in purchasing this print and supporting 30SecFantasy, you can buy it here.


First Look: Matt Damon in The Martian. Based on the novel by Andy Weir, about an astronaut stranded on Mars after his crew's mission goes terribly wrong. Such a great book, I'm pumped for the movie! Coming Soon, Fall 2015.


The Martian Official Trailer - first look at the Ridley Scott directed film starring Matt Damon and based on a novel by Andy Weir

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Ray Bradbury Dead At 91

The Martian Chronicles - Ray Bradbury || Bradbury creates a place where a fine dust settles on the great empty cities of a vanished, devastated civilization. Earthmen conquer Mars and then are conquered by it, lulled by dangerous lies of comfort and familiarity, and enchanted by the lingering glamour of an ancient, mysterious native race. In this classic work of fiction, Bradbury exposes our ambitions, weaknesses, and ignorance in a strange and breathtaking world where man does not belong.


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