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Posted on January 15, 2013 in In the News

HBE Authors in the News
As we look back on a very successful 2012 and forward to what already promises to be another extraordinary year, we celebrate the success of the writers we are privileged to work with -- thought leaders and authors from all disciplines.  “Our” authors are appearing on the bestseller lists, Time Magazine covers, Harvard Business Review blog posts and other major publications.  This affirms Hooks Book Events’ goal -- to infuse new ideas into “closed” environments, and to encourage collaborative conversations that lead to positive change.  Take a look at the links below to read about some of the authors our clients have recently hosted.

Dan Pink Bestseller Again
www.danpink.com
Well Dan’s book has not been out a month and look at the THREE best seller lists!  #2 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal and #1 Washington Post. Congratulations Dan!  And for those of you looking for some New Year Inspiration, check out this four-minute film by another creative Pink, Sophia Pink, a real rising star film maker! This will beat your winter blues and proves the old adage about the apple not falling far from the tree!

Susan Cain’s Quiet a Bestseller and on Many Best-of Lists
Susan Cain, who featured prominently on our calendar last year and has returned to work with HBE again this year, has become a universal favorite.  In addition to a Time magazine cover, she has landed on the following lists:

  • NPR BESTSELLER
  • WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER
  • USA TODAY TOP 50 BESTSELLER
  • INDIEBOUND BESTSELLER 
  • PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BESTSELLER
  • FAST COMPANY'S #1 BEST BUSINESS BOOK OF 2012
  • INC MAGAZINE'S BEST 2012 BOOKS FOR ENTREPRENEURS
  • PEOPLE MAGAZINE'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF 2012
  • O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE 10 FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2012
  • CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR'S BEST BOOKS OF 2012
  • GOODREADS NONFICTION CHOICE AWARD WINNER
  • AUDIBLE'S #1 NON-FICTION BOOK OF 2012
  • AMAZON'S BEST BOOKS OF 2012
  • BARNES & NOBLE/ BEST BOOKS OF 2012
  • LIBRARY JOURNAL'S BEST BOOKS OF 2012
  • KIRKUS REVIEWS' BEST BOOKS OF 2012

Who knew that a book about being shy could make you so popular?

HBE Author Lights Up Bangladesh
Another reason to celebrate: the very meaningful success of another thought leader that we have had the privilege to work with: Nobel laureate, microfinancing pioneer and author Muhammad Yunus. In 2013, his Grameen Shakti reached a landmark by completing the installation of more than one-million solar home systems across Bangladesh, allowing millions access to affordable electricity and transforming lives.  Click here to read all the details!

Yunus also was featured in a Harvard Business Review post “HBR Interviews 10 Intriguing People”.

Hooks Book Events in the News
And finally, we note that HBE itself was in the news recently, featured in print in an article “Balancing the Books” in Bethesda Magazine.

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