April 20, 2010

Greater Washington Board of Trade Hosted Maria Bartiromo

Date: Friday, April 30, 2010 Time: 11:30 am-1:30 pm Location: The Liaison Capitol Hill 415 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington DC  20001 Event hosted by Greater Washington Board of Trade About the Authors – Maria Bartiromo is the anchor of CNBC’s Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo and host and managing editor of the nationally syndicated (to over 200 stations) Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo, rated as the most-watched financial news program. Earlier in her career she was a […]
April 12, 2010

April 20-21, 2010 – Come See The Rock Bottom Remainders!

The all-star, all-author rock group Rock Bottom Remainders—featuring the likes of writers and authors Dave Barry, Amy Tan, Mitch Albom, Scott Turow, Roy Blount, Jr., Greg Iles, James McBride, Ridley Pearson and Kathi Kamen Goldmark—kicks off their 2010 Wordstock tour in Washington. The first event in DC is on Tuesday, April 20, at 8 pm, called “Besides the Music: a Conversation with the Rock Bottom Remainders,” hosted by veteran newsman Sam Donaldson (at Sidney Harman Hall in The Harman Center […]
April 6, 2010

See Perry’s LIVE interview on NewsChannel 8

Make sure to see Perry’s LIVE interview on NewsChannel 8! Click here to watch video.
April 5, 2010

Hooks Book Events Partners with RRB & International Trade Center and UMD Host an Exclusive Morning With 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Winning Author Muhammad Yunus

For Immediate Release Contact: Heather Freeman (800) 987-9806 Lindley Thornburg (703) 593-5503 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 […]
March 15, 2010

Save the Date: April 13, 2010 – Hooks Book Events to Host Seth Godin in a Live Riff

Seth Godin, author of the #1 bestselling LINCHPIN is doing a rare engagement with us via satellite. He’ll be talking about what it means to be a Linchpin and why the shifts in our economy demand it. Seth is witty, wise and provocative, and we’re certain our guests will walk away with a new understanding of the huge opportunities that exist their teams going forward. It’s not going to be easy but it is going to be big. For more […]
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 ( 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, and are two cherished dare I say Rock Stars of American public intellectualism. Wearing sensible shoes and big smiles, the Judge and the […]