Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Andy Weir's Project Hail Mary

What Sci-Fi used to be.  A clear knowledge of a variety of sciences, and an engaging and mysterious plot. I am about four chapters in and I am utterly hooked.

A Father's Day gift from my daughter. 


  1. He is one of my favorite SF authors, precisely for those reasons. It is simply a joy to be able to buy an author's book on name alone and know that you will have good entertainment absent any agenda.

    Hail Mary is on my Kindle awaiting my next chemo infusion.

  2. Weir's The Martian is worthy of Heinlein and Pournelle

  3. Alas, the techno-neepery deteriorated into minutiae. ("What will I do if I drop the bolts holding on this access panel?") And the "My memory keeps coming back in bits and pieces" gimmick petered out. I, too, was really looking forward to reading a new Andy Weir novel, but ended up disappointed. (Just my opinion, of course.)