Authors

January 8, 2020

December 2019 News: Looking back at a year with wonderful authors! And, 2020 with Heather Boushey!

With Gratitude for a Year of Infusing Ideas… Everywhere! Happy Holidays to all from the team at Hooks Book Events. We are grateful for another year of wonderful authors, books, and client events!  A special shout out to our book buying clients: your support of our Bulk Books for Good helped produce our Bridge Builder events for DC area students. Thank you! . Enjoy the gallery below showcasing a few of our 2019 author events. Here are just a few of the engaging and thought-provoking […]
November 20, 2019

November 2019 News: 1st Know Ahead for 2020, Heather Boushey with Unbound, HBE Instagram

Authors We’re Working With Now Click on the book covers below to learn more about the titles and authors we’re working with now. See something that would be a great fit for your organization? Contact Perry to learn more about availability through the end of this year. .   . .     . . . November Know Ahead List Here are just a few of the engaging and thought-provoking titles coming out in early 2020 that we’ve selected for our curated […]
September 3, 2019

August 2019 News: September Know Ahead List, Bridge Builder, Programs with a Purpose

Happy Employees = Happy Customers According to Glassdoor’s Andrew Chamberlain and Daniel Zhao, the key to happy customers is happy employees. Linking with data from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), Chamberlain and Zhao found a strong correlation between companies rated highly on Glassdoor by employees and top performing companies on the ACSI. Read more>>> . Authors We’re Working With Now It’s back-to-school with mind-stretching, motivational events in September. We’ve got our subjects covered on the topics of science, history, and […]
July 12, 2016

Roger Lowenstein with America’s Bank: The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve

Roger Lowenstein reported for The Wall Street Journal for more than a decade. His work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg , The New York Review of Books, Fortune, The New York Times Magazine, and other publications. His books include Buffett, When Genius Failed, Origins of the Crash, While America Aged, and The End of Wall Street. He has three children and lives with his wife in Newton, Massachusetts. About America’s Bank: The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve A tour de force of […]
June 8, 2016

Pagan Kennedy with Inventology: How We Dream Up Things That Change the World

Pagan Kennedy was the New York Times Magazine’s “Who Made That?” columnist, and is the author of the New York Times Notable Book Black Livingstone, the Barnes & Noble Discover pick Spinsters, and other books. Her work has appeared in the Boston Globe, Dwell, The Nation, and elsewhere. About Inventology: How We Dream Up Things That Change the World A father cleans up after his toddler and imagines a cup that won’t spill. An engineer watches people using walkie-talkies and has an idea. A doctor figures out how to deliver patients to the operating room […]
May 11, 2016

D. Watkins with The Cook Up: A Crack Rock Memoir

 Kenneth K. Lam / Baltimore Sun D. Watkins is a columnist for Salon. His work has been published in the New York Times, Guardian, Rolling Stone, and other publications. He holds a master’s in Education from Johns Hopkins University and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Baltimore. He is a college professor at the University of Baltimore and founder of the BMORE Writers Project. Watkins has been the recipient of numerous awards including Ford’s Men of Courage and a BME Fellowship. […]
May 6, 2016

Meg Jacobs with Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s

Meg Jacobs is a research scholar in the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. Her first book, Pocketbook Politics: Economic Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America (2005), won the Organization of American Historians’ Ellis W. Hawley Prize for the best book on political economy, politics, and institutions of the modern United States, as well as the New England History Association’s Best Book Award. About Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s, In Panic at the Pump, […]
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