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October 8, 2017

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus

HBE is honored to be working with microcredit creator Muhammad Yunus, who earned a Nobel Peace Prize for his work in alleviating poverty, and his new book A World of Three Zeros: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions. The October 18 event, hosted by The Greater Washington Board of Trade, will be our last event with our friend and partner BOT President and CEO Jim Dinegar, who is transitioning on October 31 after […]
October 5, 2017

Finally, a DAN Discussion

October 4, 2017

Happy Birthday, HBE!

April 26, 2017

Birds, Bees and Bridge Building

Happy spring from Hooks Book Events! Spring has sprung, bees are buzzing, birds are singing and HBE is working to build bridges in our community through our wonderful new series of Bridge Builder Events. March found us with the team from area nonprofit A WIDER CIRCLE hosting data scientist Cathy O’Neil discussing her new book, Weapons of Math Destruction. AWC supporters joined local business leaders to learn about the dark side of Big Data — the mysterious algorithms at the core of many […]
November 4, 2016

ICYMI: Patti Smith with M Train — What a Night!

Every so often, we have the occasion to produce a public event with a very special author who has impacted people around the world or inspired a generation. With past events featuring Paul Farmer and Muhammad Yunus, we’re always blown away by the passion of our audiences. Last month’s event with Patti Smith and M Train was no exception! The Lincoln Theatre played host to an intimate conversation with Patti Smith, moderated by 9:30 Club co-owner Seth Hurwitz. We were treated to […]
September 14, 2016

We’re a Benefit Corporation!

It’s official — Hooks Book Events is now a Benefit Corporation in the State of Maryland. As such, we are thrilled to join the growing ranks of companies that place doing good right up there with doing well. Speaking of growing, we are pleased to report that our Bulk Book Sales business is thriving! Here’s why: Excellent customer service and competitive pricing — Read testimonials from our customers here. Unique business model — we partner with three great independent retailers (Politics & Prose, Harvard Books, Parnassus […]
July 12, 2016

Roger Lowenstein with America’s Bank: The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve

Roger Lowenstein reported for The Wall Street Journal for more than a decade. His work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg , The New York Review of Books, Fortune, The New York Times Magazine, and other publications. His books include Buffett, When Genius Failed, Origins of the Crash, While America Aged, and The End of Wall Street. He has three children and lives with his wife in Newton, Massachusetts. About America's Bank: The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve A tour de force of […]
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