Artemis is a 2017 science fiction novel written by Andy Weir. The novel takes place in the late 2080s and is set in Artemis, the first and only city on the moon. It follows the life of porter and smuggler Jasmine "Jazz" Bashara as she gets caught up in a conspiracy for control of the city. The novel's audiobook is narrated by Rosario Dawson.
Artemis is named after the Greek goddess of the moon, the sister of Apollo (namesake of the Apollo moon program).
About the Author
Andrew Taylor Weir (born June 16, 1972)is an American novelist whose debut novel, The Martian, was later adapted into a film of the same name directed by Ridley Scott in 2015. He also worked as a computer programmer for much of his life. He received the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2016.