The Martian by Andy Weir, a resource list for the August book discussion at the Mount Vernon Public Library
Here are resources for getting the most out of the 2014 novel The Martian by Andy Weir, kind of like Apollo 13 meets Castaway, a sci-fi rendition of Daniel Defoe's classic novel Robinson Crusoe.
Thus, the literary minded call this kind of "stranded-survivor" story a robinsonade.
Questions to Discuss
Links to Related Books
Maps of Mars
Of course, Google's map of Mars.
Geological and topographical map of Mars from the USGS from space.com.
Image gallery of Mars and its exploration from NASA.
The journey taken by Mark Whatney traced on the surface of Mars, for your convenience.
How Far Is it to Mars?
Distance to Mars animated in pixels.
Adam Savage Interviews Andy Weir -- The Talking Room
Andy Weir, The Martian - Talks at Google
The Martian by Andy Weir audio book, part 1 with links to the rest
The Egg by Andy Weir, a short story in audio narration
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