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The Death of the Artist: How Creators Are Struggling to Survive in the Age of Billionaires and Big Tech By William Deresiewicz Cover Image
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Lightning Flowers: My Journey to Uncover the Cost of Saving a Life By Katherine E. Standefer Cover Image
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Distant Readings of Disciplinarity: Knowing and Doing in Composition/Rhetoric Dissertations By Benjamin Miller Cover Image
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The Digital Closet: How the Internet Became Straight (Strong Ideas) By Alexander Monea, Violet Blue (Foreword by) Cover Image
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Image Control: Art, Fascism, and the Right to Resist By Patrick Nathan Cover Image
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Parallel Minds: Discovering the Intelligence of Materials By Laura Tripaldi, Matteo de Giuli (Preface by) Cover Image
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Labour Conflicts in the Digital Age: A Comparative Perspective By Donatella Della Porta, Riccardo Emilio Chesta, Lorenzo Cini Cover Image
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Hamlet's BlackBerry: Building a Good Life in the Digital Age By William Powers Cover Image
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Connected in Isolation: Digital Privilege in Unsettled Times By Eszter Hargittai Cover Image
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Breaking the Social Media Prism: How to Make Our Platforms Less Polarizing By Chris Bail Cover Image
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Silicon Values: The Future of Free Speech Under Surveillance Capitalism By Jillian C. York Cover Image
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The Social Disaster: Warning! Social Media May Be Hazardous To Your Life, Your Kids & Society By Larry Pepe 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.