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April 4, 2012

Washington Post’s Leadership Blog Recommends Hooks Book Events Authors

Among the many topics covered at HBE events, leadership is a client favorite. Over the years, HBE has had the pleasure of working with many of the nation’s most acclaimed leadership authors and speakers. In fact, in a recent perusal of The Washington Post‘s On Leadership blog, Hooks Book Events CEO Perry Pidgeon Hooks couldn’t help but notice how many of the site’s recommended books and authors her team has worked with at various client events! On Leadership’s featured book […]
March 2, 2012

Hooks Book Events Authors: In the News and… In the Oval Office?

Hooks Book Events prides itself on creating relevant and thought-provoking author events for clients, and on knowing which books are going to be the best and the most talked about. With hundreds of thousands of new books published every year (2,500 books each day, by some estimates), it can be extremely challenging to sort through and find the right book for the right client at the right time. Fortunately, that is exactly what HBE is set up to do and […]
February 21, 2012

A Forgotten Hero, The Quiet Heroes Among Us, and Why Words Are Not Always Our Best Tools

How well do you know yourself? Are you an introvert or an extrovert? How does that affect how others value you?  Do you ever tire of too many words and want to communicate more simply – with a picture instead? Self knowledge, the value of quiet people, and the overuse of words are just a few of the subjects explored by participants at HBE events in the first two weeks of February. At a February 2 Department of the Interior […]
February 1, 2012

January 2012 Month in Review: History, Leadership, Trust, Risk and Behavioral Economics

The New Year is off to an inspiring start, and 2012 promises to be a busy year for HBE and HBE’s CEO Perry Hooks. “January’s themes were leadership, trust, risk, vulnerability and how history repeats itself,” Hooks said. “All of these themes came together in an amazing sort of way.” On January 10, Steve Fenberg shared his biography, Unprecedented Power: Jesse Jones, Capitalism & The Common Good, with Treasury Department officials. Fenberg discussed the Reconstruction Finance Corp., a federal agency […]
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 […]
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