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August 28, 2013

Featured Author: Winston Groom with The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight

Click here to register! Winston Groom is the author of 14 previous books of nonfiction and fiction, including Shiloh 1862, Vicksburg 1863, Patriotic Fire, Shrouds of Glory, Forrest Gump, and Conversations with the Enemy (with Duncan Spencer), which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. He lives with his wife and daughter in Point Clear, Alabama. About The Aviators:  Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight Written by gifted storyteller Winston Groom, The Aviators tells the saga of […]
August 26, 2013

Featured Author: Sylvia Ann Hewlett with Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor: The New Way to Fast-Track Your Career

Sylvia Ann Hewlett is the founding president of the Center for Talent Innovation, a nonprofit think tank where she chairs a task force of 75 global companies focused on fully realizing the new streams of high echelon labor in the global marketplace. She is currently ranked #11 on the Thinkers50 list of the world’s most influential business thinkers. About Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor:  The New Way to Fast-Track Your Career Who’s pulling for you? Who’s got your back? […]
August 26, 2013

An Escape Key from High School

Well, it appears that those apples really don’t fall far from their trees.. check out this video of Sophia Pink (daughter of good HBE friend and author Dan Pink and the amazing Jessica Lerner Pink) as she de mystifies the vagaries of on line education.  We vote for Sophia.. and can already see her as Secretary of Education one day!
August 21, 2013

Livrada and Hooks Book Events First to Offer E-books at Author Event

Ingram-funded tech company teams with premier author event organizer to offer e-books with ticket purchase at Honest Tea founder Seth Goldman event. While it may have the word “old” in its name, what’s happening at Old Town Theater in Alexandria, Virginia is anything but archaic. Livrada, in partnership with DC-based Hooks Book Events, is offering a new e-book option to attendees of the September 24 book event featuring Honest Tea co-founder and TeaEO Seth Goldman and his new book, Mission […]
August 15, 2013

Featured Author: Christopher Schroeder with Startup Rising: The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East

Christopher M. Schroeder is a U.S.-based entrepreneur and venture investor. In 2010, he wrote an op-ed for The Washington Post about start-ups in Dubai and the Middle East, and was subsequently invited by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s office on entrepreneurship to judge a start-up competition in Cairo one week before Tahrir Square. He is on the boards of advisors of the American University of Cairo School of Business and regional start-up resources Wamda and Oasis500. He lives in Washington, […]
August 14, 2013

Featured Author: Moises Naim with The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battlefields and Churches to States, Why Being in Charge Isn’t What It Used to Be

Moisés Naím is a scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and an internationally syndicated columnist. For over a decade he was the editor-in-chief of Foreign Policy magazine and under his leadership, the magazine was re-launched, won the National Magazine award for General Excellence three times and became one of the world’s most influential publications in international affairs. Naím also served as Venezuela’s Minister of Industry and Trade and as executive director of the World Bank. Naím holds a […]
August 12, 2013

Financial Times Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award

This year’s Long List for the Financial Times Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award is another impressive one. The shortlist will be announced in September, and the winner of the 2013 award will be announced at The Wallace Collection in London on November 18th at a ceremony and dinner attended by top names from the worlds of finance, economics, business, media and publishing.  Several extremely timely themes run through this year’s titles, including the legacy of the financial […]