Oscars 2016

The Oscars Library: The Books That Inspired This Year's Academy Award Nominees

You've seen the movies – now it's time to experience them in written form

THE MARTIAN BY ANDY WEIR: THE MARTIAN

Weir strived to make the futuristic, Mars-set novel as realistic as possible through visits to U.S. Space Centers and studying orbital mechanics, astronomy and the history of space travel.