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Empty Out the Negative: Make Room for More Joy, Greater Confidence, and New Levels of Influence By Joel Osteen Cover Image
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This Messy Magnificent Life: A Field Guide to Mind, Body, and Soul By Geneen Roth, Anne Lamott (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Geneen Roth, Anne Lamott (Foreword by)
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Courageous Conversations Connect: A Pathway to Reset Your Mindset with Intentional Thoughts from the Inside-Out By Argie Allen-Wilson Cover Image
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You Are a Badass 17-Month 2019-2020 Monthly/Weekly Planning Calendar By Jen Sincero Cover Image
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Take the Leap: Change Your Career, Change Your Life By Sara Bliss Cover Image
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Enough!: How to Liberate Yourself and Remake the World with Just One Word By Laurie McCammon, MS Cover Image
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Weaponized Words: The Strategic Role of Persuasion in Violent Radicalization and Counter-Radicalization By Kurt Braddock Cover Image
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Rules for the Unruly: Living an Unconventional Life By Marion Winik Cover Image
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The Woman's Book of Hope: Meditations for Passion, Power, and Promise By Eileen Campbell Cover Image
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You Are a Badass 2020 Day-to-Day Calendar By Jen Sincero Cover Image
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The Woman's Book of Courage: Meditations for Listening, Living, and Loving By Sue Patton Thoele Cover Image
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Immigration (Words of Change series): Powerful Voices, Inspiring Ideas By Anik Khan Cover Image
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Situated on the main street of the historic Delaware Riverfront town of New Hope, Pennsylvania, Farley’s Bookshop and its knowledgeable, experienced staff have endeavored to satisfy the literary tastes of the area inhabitants for over fifty years. Whether you are Bucks County born-and-bred or just stopping by to enjoy the crisp river air and delightful scenery, you will be pleasantly surprised to find the largest and most diverse collection of books-in-print in Bucks County. Farley’s may have competition, but it has few peers. We encourage you to browse our website, but please remember that getting acquainted with our online persona is no substitute for exploring the narrow passageways and teeming shelves of our storefront and discovering that perfect book nestled amongst so many others.

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.