Event Highlights

August 26, 2009

October 21- Meet Judith Jones at Zola Wine and Kitchen

https://www.washingtonian.com/blogarticles/restaurants/bestbites/13428.html Check out this blog at the WASHINGTONIAN website about our new Food for Thoughts Series at Zola Wine and Kitchen! Our first event will be October 21,2009 with the amazing Judith Jones; seen here with Julia Child! This is going to be an amazing opportunity to meet Judith, hear about her new book, The Pleasures of Cooking for One, have some wine and yummy hordoerves! What could be better? Tickets now on sale at www.hooksbookevents.com. See you there! PPH
August 25, 2009

NurtureShock to get LOTS OF PRESS!

https://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/25/nyregion/25bigcity.html?adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1305605148-si/HcQy1EkK2QKSh9EZUtA Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman’s new book NURTURESHOCK is already getting some well deserved press. Check out today’s NYT article and keep your eyes and ears open to see and hear about this interesting new research in NEWSWEEK, All Things Considered, Good Morning America/Nightline and more. Plus if you are around September 8th in DC, please come by the Avalon Theatre on Connecticut to hear Dan Pink interview both Po and Ashley about their fascinating research on child raising. […]
July 17, 2009

IN THE NEWS: Motley Fool.com features Hooks Book Events author Chris Anderson

MOTLEY FOOL.COM, July 17, 2009 — In an article entitled “A New Business Model for the Digital Age,” posted today on the “Motley Fool Stock Advisor, reporter Jennifer Schonberger writes: “Since 2002, David and Tom Gardner have returned 32.89% while the S&P 500 returned -8.78%. There is no question that traditional media is in disarray right now. Major news outlets from CBS (NYSE: CBS) to Gannett (NYSE: GCI) to The New York Times (NYSE: NYT) are being forced to transition […]
July 12, 2009

July 7-HBE Helps Launch FREE with Chris Anderson

Chris Anderson (Wired‘s Editor-in-Chief) was in town last week to launch his new book FREE:The Future of a Radical Price. HBE was there selling the not so free version of the book at Google DC and at the Motley Fool HQ in Alexandria. As you might have heard or read, the book has stirred some controversy around the use of Wikipedia material and more importantly around the overall premise of the book as seen in Malcolm Gladwell’s review in the […]
June 1, 2009

June 20th-Outcast United’s Warren St. John in DC!

Check out HBE’s long lost cousin, Warren St. John’s new book OUTCASTS UNITED and meet him in person June 20th in DC at the 9:30 Club! Bring the whole family to hear music by Chopteeth, see soccer jugglers, meet DC United soccer players, buy books and have a great time. Plus how cool is this.. Ziggy Marley has chosen OUTCASTS UNITED for his summer reading. More info coming on our site. SAVE THE DATE!
May 31, 2009

June 2-Dan Pink Interviews Alan Webber

Friends! Don’t forget to join us for breakfast (8AM-10AM) at the Ritz in Tysons Corner, VA to hear Dan Pink interviewing Alan Webber of Fast Company magazine about Alan’s new book, Rules of Thumb! Tickets include a book and a delicious breakfast. For more information, visit www.hooksbookevents.com.
April 30, 2009

April 30th – Bill Gates Sr.,

Prominent lawyer, civil activist, and philanthropist William Gates Sr. spoke this afternoon at a Greater Washington Board of Trade event. The co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation talked about his new book, “Showing Up for Life: Thoughts on the gifts of a lifetime.” Co-written by Mary Ann Mackin, who provides speechwriting services to CEOs of foundations and corporations, the 185-page book is a heartfelt, deeply personal and shines a bright light on the values and principles that Gates […]