September 17, 2012

Financial Times Short List is Out!

The Short List Is Out! The Short List for the Financial Times Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award: •    Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson •    The Hour Between Dog and Wolf: Risk-taking, Gut Feelings and the Biology of Boom and Bust by John Coates** •    Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power by Steve Coll •    Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography by Walter Isaacson •    What Money […]
September 17, 2012

Hooks Book Events Fall Newsletter

    It’s September in Washington in an election year and that can mean only one thing – plenty of political banter and barbs.   At Hooks Book Events, we are taking cover from the political mêlée, hunkering down to focus on great books and events for our clients, and working on a new service for authors.   Fall Calendar! Some highlights on our fall calendar include a special event with our good friends at the Greater Washington Board of Trade ( […]
September 10, 2012

Leadership Greater Washington

We at Hooks Book Events are firm believers in the power of great ideas, discussion, and leadership to foster the collaboration and innovation that lead to progress. Recently, Hooks Book Events President Perry Pidgeon Hooks was selected to join the dynamic new class of leaders at Leadership Greater Washington , where she will have the opportunity to put those beliefs into practice. As part of the LGW Signature Program’s 67-member class of 2013, for the next ten months Perry will meet […]
September 10, 2012

Financial Times Long List

This year’s Long List for the Financial Times Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award is an impressive one.  Several extremely timely themes run through this year’s 16 titles, including analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of U.S. corporate, economic and financial systems, discussing whether the U.S. is slipping out of its dominant role in the global economy, and even a seeming loss of faith in capitalism. The list includes some excellent books and authors that Hooks Book Events has […]
September 4, 2012

TLN Partners with Hooks Book Events

We are thrilled to be working with women-owned management consulting firm, The Legacy Network (TLN) on a new series of events.  Based in Virginia, TLN specializes in the areas of strategic planning, human capital management, program management, business process design, customer relationship management and technology integration. From TLN’s website: “TLN is proud to be working with Hooks Book Events to host a series of events presenting authors of new books on the most timely, thought-provoking topics. This new endeavor is […]
June 20, 2012

Noblis Recognized For Employer Excellence, Sees Hooks Book Events As Strategic Partner

Hooks Book Events often has the opportunity to mention awards received by one of the many authors it works with. Today, we are pleased  to note some well deserved recognition received by one of our longtime clients – Noblis, Inc.  Noblis has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies 2012 by Ethisphere, and one of the top 25 Great Places to Work by Entrepreneur. We are also thrilled to note that, in detailing why Noblis is “a great […]
June 19, 2012

Hooks Book Events Helps Celebrate Berrett-Koehler’s 20th Anniversary

Over many years of producing great book and author events for clients of all kinds, from federal agencies to non-profits to corporations, we have always enjoyed the authors and content from our friends at Berrett-Koehler Publishers. BK is a different sort of press with a different approach to their authors, and a focus on subjects that really matter. We are pleased to let our readers know about BK’s 20th anniversary webinar celebration July 16-20th- The Virtual Festival of Authors, featuring […]