February 1, 2011

The Next Decade: What the World Will Look Like

About the Author – George Friedman is the founder and CEO of Stratfor, the world’s leading publisher of global geopolitical intelligence. He is the author of six books, including the New York Times bestselling The Next 100 Years. He has appeared on all the major television networks and has been featured in several national publications. About the Book – The author of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller The Next 100 Years now focuses his geopolitical forecasting acumen on the […]
November 14, 2010

Fonkoze – Haiti’s Alternative Bank for the Organized Poor

Fonkoze is Haiti’s alternative bank for the organized poor. In fact, it is a family of three institutions working together shoulder-to-shoulder towards a single compelling mission: building the economic foundations for democracy in Haiti by providing the rural poor with the tools they need to lift themselves out of poverty. This mission is reflected in the name, Fonkoze, which is an acronym for the Haitian Creole phrase “Fondasyon Kole Zepòl” meaning “Shoulder-to-Shoulder Foundation. Read about the ANNIVERSARY EVENT – Haiti One […]
November 8, 2010

Hooks Book Events and UDC Host Live Telecast of Jay-Z in Conversation with Cornel West

Grammy Award-Winning Artist talks about his new book, DECODED Monday, November 15 at 7:00 p.m. Washington, DC, November 8, 2010 – Hooks Book Events, the University of the District of Columbia, Division of Student Affairs and UDC David A. Clarke School of Law announced today that they are hosting a live telecast of the “LIVE from the New York Public Library,” event featuring 10-time Grammy Award-Winning artist, entrepreneur and icon, Jay-Z in conversation with Princeton professor of African American studies, […]
November 4, 2010

Hooks Book Events featured on Federal News Radio

Perry makes another appearance on the Federal News Radio’s Inside Government!
October 19, 2010

Hooks Book Events is Expanding into Boston

For Immediate Release Contact: Heather Freeman (800) 987-9806 Lindley Thornburg (703) 593-5503 Washington, DC (October 19, 2009) — Long-time literary publicist Mary Kate Maco has been tapped to head up the new Boston office for DC-based Hooks Book Events (, a minority women-owned business that specializes in providing low-cost book and author events to U.S. government agencies, non-profit organizations, trade associations, and corporations of all sizes. An admirer of strong women in literature since first encountering Nancy Drew […]
October 4, 2010

Scott Eblin’s Blog

Check out Scott Eblin’s recent blog …he attended our HRLF event on October 1st with T.R. Reid and touches on the current plight in Haiti…see what you think!
October 3, 2010

Dr. Muhammad Yunus Appeared on The Simpsons

Make sure to watch the full episode here! On Sunday night, October 3rd, Professor Muhammad Yunus made his animation debut on FOX’s The Simpsons. In the episode, Professor Yunus – 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of Grameen Bank – teaches Lisa Simpson about the power of microfinance to lift poor people out of poverty. Off screen, Yeardley Smith, the voice of Lisa, is a Grameen Foundation supporter who has witnessed the Grameen Foundation’s work in Haiti. You can […]