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March 15, 2010

May 14, 2010: Hooks Book Events Welcomed Back Dr. Muhammad Yunus

Click here to see Dr. Muhammad Yunus on C-Span Click here to see Dr. Muhammad Yunus on msnbc’s Morning Joe show Click here to read about Dr. Muhammad Yunus in the New York Times Date: Friday, May 14, 2010 Time: 8:30 am-10:30 am Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center/Atrium Ballroom 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20004 A portion of the event proceeds will be donated to FONKOZE (www.fonkoze.org/special fundraising events), Haiti’s Alternative Bank for the Organized Poor. […]
February 5, 2010

Hooks Book Events goes to Chicago!

Hooks Book Events dodged two snow storms to breeze in and out of the Windy City this week. The reason? We managed to get Judge Richard Posner and Professor Gary Becker in the same room at the Chicago HQ of the Securities and Exchange Commission. As you know, Posner and Becker have a very famous blog, https://uchicagolaw.typepad.com/beckerposner/ and are two cherished dare I say Rock Stars of American public intellectualism. Wearing sensible shoes and big smiles, the Judge and the […]
January 31, 2010

Recent Hooks Book Events! Check these out!

We’ve had a busy week! Hosting Andy McAfee for four events in two days discussing his new book Enterprise 2.0. Andy coined the phrase and gave us some great insights into the value of networks and connections. Bob Pozen charmed a crowd of 150 at the IMF discussing his treatise on the financial crisis, Too Big to Save. Bob will be back in DC again soon; meanwhile we are meeting with him in Boston to get ideas for HBE Boston. […]
January 24, 2010

Hooks Book Events Unveils their 2010 Author Series

For Immediate Release Contact: Heather Freeman (800) 987-9806 Heather@Heatherfreeman.com Lindley Thornburg (703) 593-5503 Lindley@Heatherfreeman.com A portion of the proceeds from this author event will be donated to Fonkoze, Haiti’s alternative bank for the organized poor Washington, D.C., (April 6, 2010) – Perry Hooks and Loretta Yenson, Co-Founders of Hooks Book Events, are pleased to partner with the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center and Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland to announce an exclusive […]
January 17, 2010

HBE in NYC! One Degree Separated from Jon Stewart

Perry and Loretta headed off to NYC last week to visit our friends in the publishing world. With lots of new clients and a new Boston office we were excited to hear about some great new ideas and books for the spring. And while visiting our good friend DeeDee DiBartlo at William Morrow(publicist for Levitt and Dubner’s SUPERFREAKONOMICS) we discovered that our HOOKS BOOK EVENTS book bags did actually end up on the DAILY SHOW with Jon Stewart! We had […]
January 12, 2010

Hooks Book Events Believes in the Power of Ideas, One Author at A Time

For Immediate Release Contact: Heather Freeman (800) 987-9806 Heather@Heatherfreeman.com Lindley Thornburg (703) 593-5503 Lindley@Heatherfreeman.com Bethesda, MD (January 11, 2010) — Hooks Book Events brings a new perspective to solving global challenges and the US government, forward-thinking corporations and area universities are taking note. From leadership and management to women’s issues, current events, finance and the environment, the renowned authors secured through Hooks Book Events are bringing new ideas to a wide variety of audiences. “Our company is crossing the aisle […]
December 11, 2009

December 3-Hooks Book Events Hosts Greg Mortenson

Hooks Book Events and Politics and Prose were honored to host Greg Mortenson launching his new book, Stones Into Schools at the wonderful Sixth and I Synagogue in DC last week. Greg is truly an inspiration for many people including “Second Lady” Mrs. Biden and Tom Friedman who introduced Greg that evening. Mortenson and his amazing team of locals (including former Taliban fighters)have ventured into Afghanistan to build schools for girls.The book reads like an adventure novel;catch a great review […]
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