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The Star-Treader and Other Poems: The Nearly Lost Work of a Weird Tales Writer

By Phillip Caprara • July 15, 2021

If you have heard the name Clark Ashton Smith before, it is almost certainly as one of the great triad of Weird Tales writers along with Robert E. Howard and H.P. Lovecraft. But before he was publishing tales of horror that took the grotesque to a new level, however, Smith crafted vivid and romantic poetry worthy of analysis.

A Second Life for Collectibles

Repairing and Restoring Vintage Books

By Phillip Caprara • April 26, 2019

Working in a warehouse for one of the world's largest online book sellers, you see more books than you could have ever thought possible. Mixed in among all the beautiful volumes destined to be resold, are those poor, unfortunate, broken books usually consigned to recycling. But where others see books that have outlived their usefulness, I see an opportunity...

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