techinsider: We answered every question you could possibly have about ‘The Martian’ If your questions is whether or not to read the book, I can field that one: YES. I haven’t seen the movie, but the book was great.
The Martian Cross Stitch Sampler "I'm Going to Have to Science the S**t Out of This"
I believe the theme of this story was Perseverance because so many tragic incidents happened to Mark Watney, yet he continued to keep moving forward and reach his goals of surviving, leaving Mars and making back to Earth.
Do the Math: How to Survive in 'The Martian' (Infographic) by Karl Tate, Infographics Artist - Spoiler Alert! Here's the complicated math problems Mark Watney has to solve in order to survive in "The Martian.