Apollo in 'Artemis': Author Andy Weir Sets New Book at Moon Landing Site

Andy Weir scored an unexpected best-seller with his debut novel The Martian. Originally self-published online and then brought to print in 2014, it became an Oscar-nominated blockbuster movie, and propelled Weir into the forefront of the science fiction world. Today, he’s releasing his second novel Artemis, a heist thriller set on the Moon. At San Diego Comic-Con, Weir told me that following The Martian was scary, and that he shifted his expectations with writing it. Artemis trades the scenery of Mars and Mark Watney for the Moon and Jazz Bashara, a small-time criminal who smuggles goods to people living in the Moon’s only city, Artemis. She’s summoned to the home of a regular customer, who presents her with an offer she can’t refuse:... Continue reading…

Apollo in 'Artemis': Author Andy Weir Sets New Book at Moon Landing Site

One hundred and 15 years after the historic Apollo 11 mission landed the first astronauts on the moon, tourists visit "Tranquility Base" and stay at a sprawling commercial base, at least as ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from SPACE.com

Andy Weir on his new novel Artemis, building a lunar civilization, and why he avoids politics in his stories

Andy Weir scored an unexpected best-seller with his debut novel The Martian. Originally self-published online and then brought to print in 2014, it became an Oscar-nominated blockbuster ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from The Verge

Andy Weir of 'The Martian,' 'Artemis' on why we can't yet build resorts on the moon

The author of 'The Martian' is out with a new book, 'Artemis,' set on the moon, which is based on current science -- mostly.        

Tue 14 Nov 17 from USA today

Book Review: Andy Weir's 'Artemis' Is a Fun Romp Through a Fictional Future Moon Colony

One recent trend in science fiction has been to look at class or group conflict in outer space. The new novel "Artemis," by "The Martian" author Andy Weir, continues this theme by focusing on ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from SPACE.com

Making a Moon Base With 'Artemis' Author Andy Weir

Space.com talked with author Andy Weir, known for "The Martian," about the world of his new book "Artemis"; creating its lead character, Jazz; and how "the moon is basically made of moon bases, ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from SPACE.com

'Artemis': A thrilling space heist from 'The Martian' author - CNET

Despite some minor flaws, Andy Weir's action-packed new caper proves a welcome return for fans of his best-selling debut novel "The Martian."

Tue 14 Nov 17 from CNET

CNET Book Club, Episode 3: 'Artemis' by Andy Weir - CNET

The best-selling author of "The Martian" tackles his next celestial body by taking the action of "Artemis" to the first city on the moon.

Tue 14 Nov 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

'Artemis' Narrator Rosario Dawson Discusses Andy Weir's Moon Base Adventure (Video)

Actress Rosario Dawson has moved from treating superheroes to an audio treatment of "Artemis," the new book by "The Martian" author Andy Weir.

Thu 9 Nov 17 from SPACE.com

$70,000 Moon Vacations? The Interstellar Economics Of Andy Weir’s New Book, “Artemis”

How much would a vacation on the moon cost? After Andy Weir’s first book, “The Martian,” was turned into a Oscar-nominated movie, scientists weighed in on a few parts of ...

Wed 15 Nov 17 from Fastcompany Tech

How Andy Weir Scienced the Lunar Colony in His New Book *Artemis*

The new novel, about a troubled smuggler who finds herself caught up in a metallurgy-based conspiracy, is out November 14.

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Wired Science

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