andy weir

  1. Onyx

    Review: Artemis by Andy Weir

    We all know Andy Weir for his well researched and very human portrayal of the shipwrecked astronaut in the book and film "The Martian". "Artemis" is a more recently released book (2017) that I read this weekend. Artemis is the 1st person narration of the hijinks gone too far of young moon base...
  2. ralphkern

    Ralph Kern Puts the Worlds to Writes with Andy Weir

    Hello folks, I have a new spot on where I speak to authors about a theme, technology or event which features in their work. As some on here know, my 'day' job is a cop and as such, I thought it would be nice if in my first interview, I married my love of SF with my...
  3. Vertigo

    The Martian by Andy Weir

    This is right up there as one of the best books I’ve read this year. Extraordinary. Weir has managed to write at least half of the book in an environment where there is only one person – our hero, Mark Watney – so all the narrative has to come from him alone in the form of his mission log. And...
  4. Extollager

    The Martian, by Andy Weir

    I just finished this thriller and wondered if anyone wanted to talk about it. I've never read anything that was so hard-science in a science fiction context. So far as I could tell, the engineering stuff was plausible. The psychological side seemed taken for granted -- that, basically, the...