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November 20, 2019

November 2019 News: 1st Know Ahead for 2020, Heather Boushey with Unbound, HBE Instagram

Authors We’re Working With Now Click on the book covers below to learn more about the titles and authors we’re working with now. See something that would be a great fit for your organization? Contact Perry to learn more about availability through the end of this year. .   . .     . . . November Know Ahead List Here are just a few of the engaging and thought-provoking titles coming out in early 2020 that we’ve selected for our curated […]
September 3, 2019

August 2019 News: September Know Ahead List, Bridge Builder, Programs with a Purpose

Happy Employees = Happy Customers According to Glassdoor’s Andrew Chamberlain and Daniel Zhao, the key to happy customers is happy employees. Linking with data from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), Chamberlain and Zhao found a strong correlation between companies rated highly on Glassdoor by employees and top performing companies on the ACSI. Read more>>> . Authors We’re Working With Now It’s back-to-school with mind-stretching, motivational events in September. We’ve got our subjects covered on the topics of science, history, and […]
August 28, 2019

Happy Employees=Happy Customers

According to Glassdoor’s Andrew Chamberlain and Daniel Zhao, the key to happy customers is happy employees. Linking with data from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), Chamberlain and Zhao found a strong correlation between companies rated highly on Glassdoor by employees, and top performing companies on the ACSI. Why does this matter? Because research intuitively shows that high customer satisfaction has a positive impact on the bottom line. The authors cite that a 1-star improvement in Glassdoor employee satisfaction ratings for a […]
August 9, 2019
Goodwill Excel Center of DC

Goodwill Excel Center of DC: We Support You

One of the reasons we do what we do is to support organizations making a difference in our community. Through our Bulk Books for Good program, we spend a portion of our book sales’ profits purchasing books for those without them. One of the organizations we love to support is the Goodwill Excel Center of DC.   If you are unfamiliar with the Goodwill Excel Center of DC, they are a tuition free adult charter high school that awards industry recognized […]
July 10, 2019

June 2019 News: Authors We Met this Spring, New Titles for Fall, What We’re Reading

Summer Greetings from Hooks Book Events! We’re loving these long June days and feeling energized by a busy, productive first half of 2019. Many thanks to our clients and nonprofit partners for working with us to produce more than 60 events already this year! Recent Event Highlights Malachi Byrd & Kondwani Fidel Elizabeth Cobbs Jean Case Lynne Olson Jules Pieri Valerie Jarrett Frederick Wherry Gretchen Rubin Bridge Builder – Art Therapy Nick Morgan Programs with a Purpose: June 25 with […]
March 15, 2019

March 2019 News: New Spring Titles, Frederick Wherry with Credit Where It’s Due at the Aspen Institute

Time for Spring Training with HBE! Perry’s just back from a fun trip to Florida, including a cool book event at the Cade Museum with the amazing Judah Pollack — check it out on our Instagram! It’s a shame we can’t all head south to escape these gray March days but take heart – we can do our own spring training camp right here. We have a special truncated version of our Know Ahead List ready for you – lean […]
December 7, 2018

December 2018 News: Breaking Records… Books for DC Public Schools… Can American Capitalism Survive… What’s Ahead for 2019

The end of a calendar year is always a good time for reflection. We especially love to stop and consider the topics on our collective minds: what our clients want to hear about, what authors are writing about, and the magic that happens when those two come together to spark thinking and conversation. A Record Number of Events in 2018 – and Some Interesting Trends Hooks Book Events put together a record 100 events in 2018 — up from 86 […]
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