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The Illustrated Happiness Trap: How to Stop Struggling and Start Living By Russ Harris, Bev Aisbett (Illustrator) Cover Image
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A History of Delusions: The Glass King, a Substitute Husband and a Walking Corpse By Victoria Shepherd Cover Image
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The Feeling Of What Happens: Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness By Antonio Damasio Cover Image
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Don't Overthink It: Make Easier Decisions, Stop Second-Guessing, and Bring More Joy to Your Life By Anne Bogel Cover Image
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Learn Like a Pro: Science-Based Tools to Become Better at Anything By Barbara Oakley PhD, Olav Schewe Cover Image
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The Molecule of More: How a Single Chemical in Your Brain Drives Love, Sex, and Creativity--and Will Determine the Fate of the Human Race By Daniel Z. Lieberman, Michael E. Long Cover Image
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Wanting: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday Life By Luke Burgis Cover Image
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The Mind Illuminated: A Complete Meditation Guide Integrating Buddhist Wisdom and Brain Science for Greater Mindfulness By John Yates, Matthew Immergut, Jeremy Graves Cover Image
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How to Decide: Simple Tools for Making Better Choices By Annie Duke Cover Image
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Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life (Genius Living #1) By Max Lugavere, Paul Grewal, M.D. Cover Image
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Mindfulness (25th anniversary edition) (A Merloyd Lawrence Book) By Ellen J. Langer Cover Image
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The Language Game: How Improvisation Created Language and Changed the World By Morten H. Christiansen, Nick Chater Cover Image
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New Hope for American Art

                                               New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools. 

In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:

  • Daniel Garber
  • Edward Redfield
  • George Sotter
  • Arthur Meltzer
  • Robert Spencer
  • William Langson Lathrop
  • Kenneth Nunamaker
  • John Folinsbee
  • Henry Snell
  • William F. Taylor
  • Fern Coppedge
  • M. Elizabeth Price
  • Clarence Johnson
  • S. George Phillips
  • Rae Sloan Bredin
  • Walter Baum
  • Walter Schofield
  • Morgan Colt
  • Charles Rosen
  • Joseph Meierhans
  • Charles F. Ramsey
  • Louis Stone
  • Charles Evans
  • Josef Zenk

New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.