January 22, 2013


HBE Authors IN THE NEWS- Check out these links.. Hooks Book Events works with authors when their books are hot off the press. On January 16, we took Alan Blinder to the Greater Washington Board of Trade as the key note speaker for their Annual Meeting when the ink was still wet on his latest book After the Music Stopped.  Blinder articulated these 10 Commandments during his talk.  These are great reminders as we enter a New Year. We are seeing […]
January 18, 2013

Infusing New Ideas in 2013

Well, it looks like we have survived falling off the fiscal cliff, and won a reprieve from the much-anticipated end of the world predicted by our Mayan friends. What a relief, because Hooks Book Events is starting the New Year with a bang! Upcoming Author Events and New Books On January 3rd at our first event of 2013, HBE friend and author Dan Pink had his first author talk on his new book, To Sell is Human with our client […]
January 15, 2013

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, […]
December 12, 2012

TLN Celebrates 8th Anniversary with Time Magazine Chief Michael Duffy

TLN, provider of high-value, collaborative, superior business and management consulting, celebrated the company’s 8th anniversary with Time Magazine Washington Bureau Chief Michael Duffy.  Co-author of the New York Times best-seller The Presidents Club, Duffy shared his unique experiences in researching the book, insights from his one-on-one interviews with past Presidents, and his thoughts on the longevity of this most exclusive society. The author talk and book signing event was the fourth in a series TLN has hosted in 2012 with […]
November 26, 2012

Hooks Book Events Announces New Author Marketing Program

About Town Bookings Connects Authors of New Books to Engaged Audiences Washington, DC, November 26, 2012 –  Hooks Book Events announces a new marketing service for authors.  About Town Bookings offers authors of newly published, non-fiction books a way to connect with audiences who are seeking content on their topics of expertise.  With a focus on the Greater Washington, DC area, Hooks Book Events reaches an extensive network of government, corporate, non-profit and education organizations to promote thought-provoking programs that […]
September 17, 2012

Hooks Book Events Fall Newsletter

    It’s September in Washington in an election year and that can mean only one thing – plenty of political banter and barbs.   At Hooks Book Events, we are taking cover from the political mêlée, hunkering down to focus on great books and events for our clients, and working on a new service for authors.   Fall Calendar! Some highlights on our fall calendar include a special event with our good friends at the Greater Washington Board of Trade ( […]
September 17, 2012

Financial Times Short List is Out!

The Short List Is Out! The Short List for the Financial Times Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award: •    Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson •    The Hour Between Dog and Wolf: Risk-taking, Gut Feelings and the Biology of Boom and Bust by John Coates** •    Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power by Steve Coll •    Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography by Walter Isaacson •    What Money […]