April 27, 2009

April 27, 2009 – What’s new this week

Hooks Book Events has another great week ahead with some very interesting events lined up. Bill Gates Sr. will be in town this week for two private events with us! He will be discussing his new book, Showing Up For Life-Thoughts on The Gifts of a Lifetime. We are thrilled that our pal, Bill Brands is flying up for Texas for a special event at the Woodrow Wilson House in DC where we will have a house tour and a […]
April 18, 2009

April 18, 2009 – Perry Hooks on panel of Women Interested in Networking (WIN)

Pictured left to right: Perry Pidgeon Hooks, Hooks Book Events with Robyn Small, director of WIN, and new member Reena Kazmann, director of 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, […]
April 17, 2009

April 17, 2009 – Ms. Clinton on Mrs. Lincoln

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!
April 8, 2009

April 8, 2009 – John Palfrey on Global Voices

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 He mentioned a very interesting website he is involved with called, Global Voices 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!.
April 8, 2009

April 8, 2009 – About Town with Hooks Book Events

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 […]
April 2, 2009

April 2, 2009 – David Kilcullen

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: