HBE About Town

January 17, 2010

HBE in NYC! One Degree Separated from Jon Stewart

Perry and Loretta headed off to NYC last week to visit our friends in the publishing world. With lots of new clients and a new Boston office we were excited to hear about some great new ideas and books for the spring. And while visiting our good friend DeeDee DiBartlo at William Morrow(publicist for Levitt and Dubner’s SUPERFREAKONOMICS) we discovered that our HOOKS BOOK EVENTS book bags did actually end up on the DAILY SHOW with Jon Stewart! We had […]
September 6, 2009

Hooks Book Events Goes to Boston-September 2009

Hooks Book Events has opened in Boston! Bean Town has been on our radar for a while and when former Harvard University Press Publicity Maven, Mary Kate Maco became available, we jumped on the chance to have her run the office there. With so many amazing writers in the area as well as a large corporate sector, we believe Boston is a good fit for our business model. If you are interested in learning more about our Boston operation, please […]
June 9, 2009

Hooks Book Events at sweetgreen with Bon Appetit’s Barbara Fairchild

Wish you’d all been able to join us at sweetgreen on June 5th for the book signing party with Bon Appetit editor and cookbook author Barbara Fairchild. Sweetgreen’s owners and creators Jonathan Neman, Nicolas Jammet and Nathaniel Ru showed their entrepreneurial flair and social networking skills as 80 guests piled in to their restaurant for the two hour event! (Check out some great pics from the evening: sweetgreen.com/blog.) Barbara (pictured here with my daughter, aspiring chef Kailin Otsuki) was besieged […]
May 22, 2009

Join Us on June 5 for a delicious event at Sweetgreen in Dupont Circle

Mark your calendar for June 5 at 5:30 when Bon Appetit magazine’s editor-in-chief Barbara Fairchild, who will be signing her new book, Fast Easy Fresh at the fabulously delicious green bistro Sweetgreen (1512 Connecticut Ave., NW). About Sweetgreen: The author is excited to be working with Sweetgreen co-owners Nicolas Jammet, Nathaniel Ru and Jonathan Neman, who opened the original restaurant in historic Georgetown in August 2007 after graduating from Georgetown University the previous May. Last April, the 23-year-old restaurateurs unveiled […]
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 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 – Hooks Book Events creates bookstore at Women in Cable Telecommunications conference

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, […]