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About John Ottinger III (6 Articles)
John Ottinger III is a writer, classical educator, and dad. His work has appeared in Publishers Weekly, Electric Velocipede, Strange Horizons, Black Gate, and at He blogs at <a href="//”">Grasping for the Wind</a>.
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BOOK REVIEW: Coming Home by Jack McDevitt

REVIEW SUMMARY: McDevitt encourages hope for humanity’s future in this far-future adventure. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: When an ancient FTL transmitter is unearthed, Alex [...]

November 6, 2014 // 4 Comments

BOOK REVIEW: Brass Stars by A.G. Carpenter

REVIEW SUMMARY: Revenge Western wrapped in a science fiction envelope. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Gunslinger Tashndelu Sand seeks revenge on the last of the posse that raped [...]

December 23, 2013 // 4 Comments

REVIEW: Finch by Jeff VanderMeer

REVIEW SUMMARY: A Salvador Dali painting in prose form. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: John Finch, detective, must solve a double homicide of a human and gray cap, even as the [...]

November 16, 2009 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Bone Dance by Emma Bull

REVIEW SUMMARY: Bone Dance is a science fiction novel that maintains a sense of the spiritual. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Psychic killers stalk the landscape of Earth after a [...]

May 21, 2009 // 6 Comments