Pictured left to right: Perry Pidgeon Hooks, Hooks Book Events with Robyn Small, director of WIN, and new member Reena Kazmann, director of www.eco-artware.com/. Photo by Anna Gibbs. What’s the key to being a great entrepreneur? At today’s networking event for Women Interested in Networking (WIN) at the Cheesecake Factory in Bethesda, Hooks Book Events co-owner Perry Pidgeon Hooks shared her secrets to success with the room filled with women business owners. “You have to believe in your business concept, […]
We recently hosted the lovely Catherine Clinton with her new biography on Mary Lincoln, aptly titled “Mrs. Lincoln: A Life” (Harper, 2009). Catherine attempts to give us a fresh perspective on Mrs. Lincoln who has many of you know was known for being “unconventional–temperamental, and articulate”- hey we can identify with that!
The cherry blossoms are visible all over DC and so are we! From private events with our government and corporate clients to the salons and conferences we participated in, we have been busy — and we are looking forward to more fun throughout 2009. Following are a few of the places where you might recently have seen Hooks Book Events: In Washington, DC: • Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Pension Real Estate Association conference • US Chamber of Commerce: Executive Women in Government […]
The charming John Palfrey from Harvard’s Berkman Center was in DC to discuss his MIT title Access Denied with some Senior Execs at the Treasury www.cyber.law.harvard.edu. He mentioned a very interesting website he is involved with called, Global Voices www.globalvoicesonline.org which “aggregates, curates, and amplifies the global conversation online – shining light on places and people other media often ignore” is definitely a worthy endeavor… check it out!.
We did it! After lugging countless boxes of books and setting up a room full of book shelves, Hooks Book Events created our own makeshift bookstore at the two-day WOMEN IN CABLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS (WICT) conference, which ended late today. It was our honor to sell the books of the dozen incredible leaders who spoke at the event: • Erika Andersen, Growing Great Employees • James S. Gordon M.D., Unstuck • Ariane De Bonvoisin, The First 30 Days • Lloyd Boston, […]
We want to point out a new book “The Accidental Guerilla” (Oxford University Press, 2009) by Aussie pal, David Kilcullen. The review in Sunday’s NYT was excellent and if you are interested in what has really been going on in Iraq and Afghanistan, you may want to pick this one up. We sold books for David at two events; he is definitely a rock star in this area! Read the review here: www.nytimes.com.