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Andrew Taylor Weir (born June 16, 1972) is an American Science Fiction writer whose first novel, The Martian, was made into a hit movie by Ridley Scott, and earned him a John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2016. In addition to novels and short stories, he has also written a couple of Web Comics. His breakout work was the short story "The Egg", which was self-published in 2009, and became a sleeper hit.


Common elements of his stories include lots of research on display, First-Person Smartass protagonists, and a generally hopeful, optimistic tone (albeit after lots of hard work and sacrifice).

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Alternative Title(s): Andrew Weir