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Andy Weir

Andy Weir built a two-decade career as a software engineer until the success of his first published novel, The Martian, allowed him to live out his dream of writing full-time. He is a lifelong space nerd and a devoted hobbyist of such subjects as relativistic physics, orbital mechanics, and the history of manned spaceflight. He also mixes a mean cocktail. He lives in California.

Andy Weir, author of THE MARTIAN and PROJECT HAIL MARY | Books Connect Us podcast

A Night with Author Andy Weir Full Panel | New York Comic Con 2018

Inside the Book: Andy Weir (PROJECT HAIL MARY)<br/>

Andy Weir NOT promoting his new book ARTEMIS

Meet the Author: Andy Weir (ARTEMIS)

Andy Weir | 8 Great Questions

Andy Weir on the books and authors (and movies!) that inspired THE MARTIAN | authorcuts

Author Andy Weir's "Expert Guide" to Comic-Con | San Diego Comic-Con 2016

Meet Mark Watney from Andy Weir's THE MARTIAN | kick-a** characters

Andy Weir on his favorite word and writing THE MARTIAN | Author Shorts

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Andy Weir, author of THE MARTIAN and PROJECT HAIL MARY | Books Connect Us podcast

A Night with Author Andy Weir Full Panel | New York Comic Con 2018

Inside the Book: Andy Weir (PROJECT HAIL MARY)

Andy Weir NOT promoting his new book ARTEMIS

Meet the Author: Andy Weir (ARTEMIS)

Andy Weir | 8 Great Questions

Andy Weir on the books and authors (and movies!) that inspired THE MARTIAN | authorcuts

Author Andy Weir's "Expert Guide" to Comic-Con | San Diego Comic-Con 2016

Meet Mark Watney from Andy Weir's THE MARTIAN | kick-a** characters

Andy Weir on his favorite word and writing THE MARTIAN | Author Shorts

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