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September 29, 2011

Book TV/Fall Give Back and More!

A Message from Partners In Health  On Monday, September 12 2011, we were thrilled to realize an effort we launched earlier this year to bring a topic of global impact to our local community in DC. Our Friends at Partners In Health asked us to share this message with you: Thank you to all who attended the HBE event with Paul. It’s heartening to know that so many people are invested in seeing Haiti build back better. Haiti After the […]
September 19, 2011

Re-cap of Dr. Paul Farmer on “Haiti After the Earthquake” with Dr. Jon La Pook

A week ago, we were thrilled to realize an effort we launched earlier this year to bring a topic of global impact to our local community in DC.  Our public discussion with Dr. Paul Farmer, author of the new book, Haiti After the Earthquake, in partnership with the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, reached beyond the 600+ audience who started their Monday morning bright and early in the Amphitheater. Dr. Jon LaPook, medical correspondent with CBS news was […]
August 24, 2011

Dr. Jonathan LaPook to Interview Paul Farmer with “Haiti After the Earthquake”

Dr. Jonathan LaPook to Interview Paul Farmer with Haiti After the Earthquake CBS Medical Correspondent Moderating Discussion of Author’s New Book on September 12 at the Ronald Reagan Building & ITC Amphitheater, Hosted by Hooks Book Events Washington, DC, August 23, 2011 – Hooks Book Events announced today that Dr. Jonathan LaPook, medical correspondent for the CBS Evening News, will moderate its public discussion with Dr. Paul Farmer on his new book, Haiti After the Earthquake. The book event will […]
August 15, 2011

HBE Summer Events

July was a busy month at HBE – two events in the Boston area, and in DC with LouAnn Lofton and Tom Gardner of the Motley Fool (“Warren Buffet Invests Like A Girl”), Josh Foer (“Moonwalking With Einstein”) and Joe Palca (“Annoying”). August was much quieter – family vacation time at the beach, and planning for our event on September 12 with Dr. Paul Farmer. The fall will be busy, so stay tuned for more information on our events.   […]
August 8, 2011

Hooks Book Events Presents Dr. Paul Farmer with “Haiti After the Earthquake”

Hooks Book Events announced today a public discussion and book signing event with Dr. Paul Farmer, author of the new book, “Haiti After the Earthquake,” a riveting account of the recovery efforts following the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.  Venue partner, the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, will host the event from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on September 12, 2011 at the Amphitheater.  Tickets are available at https://hooksbookevents-paulfarmer.eventbrite.com/ Paul Farmer, M.D., Ph.D., is Kolokotrones University Professor at Harvard […]
June 29, 2011

Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour

Two years ago, we met Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour when she was a keynote speaker at the 2009 Executive Women in Goverment Summit and she wowed the audience with her energy, enthusiasm and  accomplishments.  Vernice has since become a good friend and supporter of HBE, helping us find a corporate sponsor for our first “Author Meet & Greet” at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. We thought she should write a book about her journey – the first female African-American on Nashville’s […]
June 21, 2011

Jon Stewart supports Stand Up For Heroes

More on SUFH – Jon Stewart is a big supporter and flew in from New York City for the event.  He arrived mid-event and watched with fans from the balcony.  Afterwards, he stayed to greet and chat with his many fans. More photos here:
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