ONLINE: Andy Weir

We’re so excited to partner with Elliott Bay Book Company to virtually host New York Times bestselling author Andy Weir! Weir will be discussing his newest interstellar masterpiece, PROJECT HAIL MARY, which is being released in paperback on the day of the event. In this suspenseful thriller, an amnesiac astronaut must figure out the purpose of his mission and save the Earth from an extinction-level threat in the process. Full of Weir’s trademark wit and scientific flair, PROJECT HAIL MARY is a treat for all sci-fi fans!

One purchase of PROJECT HAIL MARY ($21.25 incl. tax) is required to register for the live Zoom event. A signed bookplate will be included with your book, while supplies last. The first 75 orders will also come with a very cool Project Hail Mary patch!

Access to the live event is exclusive for ticket holders. This event will not be recorded or streamed on other platforms. Attendees will receive the access link to the event on Zoom the day of the event. When registering for this event, there is an option to pick up your copy of PROJECT HAIL MARY at An Unlikely Story or have it shipped for an additional fee.

**International shipping is not available.**

ABOUT THE BOOK:
From the author of The Martian, a lone astronaut must save the earth from disaster in this cinematic thriller full of suspense, humor, and fascinating science.

Ryland Grace is the sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission—and if he fails, humanity and the earth itself will perish.

Except that right now, he doesn’t know that. He can’t even remember his own name, let alone the nature of his assignment or how to complete it. All he knows is that he’s been asleep for a very, very long time. And he’s just been awakened to find himself millions of miles from home, with nothing but two corpses for company.

His crewmates dead, his memories fuzzily returning, Ryland realizes that an impossible task now confronts him. Hurtling through space on this tiny ship, it’s up to him to puzzle out an impossible scientific mystery—and conquer an extinction-level threat to our species.

And with the clock ticking down and the nearest human being light-years away, he’s got to do it all alone.

Or does he?

An irresistible interstellar adventure as only Andy Weir could deliver, Project Hail Mary is a tale of discovery, speculation, and survival to rival The Martian—while taking us to places it never dreamed of going.
 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Andy Weir built a two-decade career as a software engineer until the success of his first published novel, The Martian, allowed him to live out his dream of writing full-time. He is a lifelong space nerd and a devoted hobbyist of such subjects as relativistic physics, orbital mechanics, and the history of manned spaceflight. He also mixes a mean cocktail. He lives in California.

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 8:00pm
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