Crown Publishing, 2014 — originally self-published in 2012.
“Well, I’m pretty much fucked.”
Andy Weir’s thrilling debut hooked me from that first sentence, even if I don’t care for the cover.
Following the survival attempts of astronaut Mark Watney after an accident leaves him seperated from his fellow crewmembers and stranded on Mars, the story was filled with humor and optimism, as well as realistic-sounding science.
Read my full review of this award-season frontrunner at The Nameless Zine.