Event Highlights

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. […]
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 […]
December 3, 2009

Hooks Book Events and Politics and Prose Welcomed Greg Mortenson on December 3, 2009

Photos from the Greg Mortenson Event By Karina Lee Sudyatmiko See More Pictures by Bruce Guthrie…  ………..  
October 3, 2009

Lee Woodruff Was In Town! TweetToRemind

Hooks Book Events great pal, Lee Woodruff was in town to dazzle the Junior League, AARP and folks at the River School last week. We were there to sell books, laugh and help Lee promote her TWEET TO REMIND campaign! Please check it out at www.tweettoremind.org! Lee and Bob are working to collect $1 for each soldier who has been to war or is at war in Iran and Afghanistan. This is easy to do and a worthy cause. Please […]
September 10, 2009

September 29, 2009 Join us with Lee Woodruff

Hooks Book Events will be at the River School on September 29th with good pal, Lee Woodruff. Please plan on joining us and hearing her discuss her latest book, Perfectly Imperfect. Lee is adorable, funny, engaging and whip smart; this will be a great night of fun, food, good conversation and a chance to support the River School in DC. Details: The River School – 7:00 PM 4880 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, DC 20007 Please contact Bob Jones (bjones@rivershool.net) for tickets […]