June 18, 2013


It’s always nice to have someone say kind words about you and your work, but just in this past month, Hooks Book Events has received two wonderful endorsements from clients that we believe capture the essence of our work.  We believe our clients can say it better than we can and we appreciate their taking out the time to share their thoughts. See below! Noblis Executive “I was one of the attendees at today’s workshop with Dan Pink. It was […]
June 11, 2013

Indie Bookstores!

Hooks Book Events is a firm believer in the independent bookstore and from the start we’ve partnered with indie stores.  We currently work with Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington DC, The Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, MA and Parnassus Books in Nashville, TN all of which are integral and important parts of their communities – more so than we even imagined!  Do you know how much money stays in your community when you spend $100? At a locally owned […]
June 3, 2013

Seth Kahan and Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind

HBE has the pleasure of working with Seth Kahan on his second book, Getting Innovation Right: How Leaders Leverage Inflection Points to Drive Success.  Seth helps leaders on large scale change and innovation and he has spoken at numerous events for HBE clients this spring.  In addition to being a great speaker, Seth also “gives back” and he serves on the board of the Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind.  CLB is holding an event to celebrate Seth’s new book – […]
May 30, 2013

Featured Author: Joshua Kendall with America’s Obsessives: The Compulsive Energy That Built a Nation

Event Details Wednesday, July 10, 2013 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm CQ Roll Call 77 K Street, NE Washington, DC 20002  Admission Click Here to Register! Joshua C. Kendall is the author of The Man Who Made Lists, about the creation of Roget’s Thesaurus, and The Forgotten Founding Father, a biography of Noah Webster, the lexicographer responsible for Webster’s Dictionary. He is also an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Financial Times, […]
May 20, 2013

Be Humble, Listen, Collaborate and Recognize Your Own Privilege … An Evening with Paul Farmer

Hooks Book Events typically produces private author programs with companies and government organizations that inspire their teams or clients… except when Dr. Paul Farmer writes a book.  There are some ideas that simply need a bigger platform for larger audiences and we are willing to extend ourselves and put together a large public event to deliver that audience. We were fortunate to find a wonderful partner in Esther Foer and her team at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue to […]
May 7, 2013

Featured Author: John Hunter with World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements

John Hunter, a native Virginian and graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, is an award-winning teacher and educational consultant. Hunter led his first sessions of the World Peace Game at Richmond Community High School in 1978. Since then, he has taught the game successfully in a variety of settings, from public schools in Virginia and Maryland to a session with Norwegian students sponsored by the European Youth Initiative. He has spoken at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Google’s Palo Alto campus, the Pentagon, the […]
May 2, 2013

Featured Author: John S. Hendricks with A Curious Discovery: An Entrepreneur’s Story

John S. Hendricks is the founder of Discovery Communications, the world’s #1 nonfiction media company, and serves as Executive Chairman. Hendricks created Discovery Channel in 1985 as the first cable network in the United States designed to provide high-quality documentary programming enabling people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity. He has been the driving force behind Discovery’s dramatic growth, including its expansion to current global operations in 218 countries and territories with more than 1.8 billion cumulative subscribers. […]