The Martian: A Novel by Andy Weir: I finished this book in less than 24 hours. A friend recommended it to me, saying that never in her life did intense geometry and space talk seem so suspenseful and interesting. She was right. This book is a gripping sci-fi read, but you don't have to be a sci-fi buff to like it. Main character is a bit of a science bro, and there are a few 'did you have to go there' gender moments. Strong recommend, though.
We've asked some of our favorite authors to tell us which books they are giving to their friends and loved ones this year. We'll be sharing their answers throughout the holiday season. Today, we're featuring Andy Weir, author of the runaway science fiction smash The Martian, w