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 […]
September 6, 2009

Hooks Book Events in Publishers Weekly! Check out the link and read about Hooks Book Events in a recent issue of Publishers Weekly! The article seemed timed perfectly with the opening of our new Boston Office. We also were able to meet the PW writer, Judith Rosen when were in Boston last week; she biked in (with helmet) to meet us in Cambridge for a celebratory cocktail! We were also pleased to read in the article about all sorts of innovative book sellers out there […]
August 26, 2009

October 21- Meet Judith Jones at Zola Wine and Kitchen 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 See you there! PPH
August 25, 2009

NurtureShock to get LOTS OF PRESS! 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. […]
August 16, 2009

August, 2009 HBE Heads South for Four Days in ‘BAMA!

Just back from a trip to Alabama .. Livingston, Eutaw, Demopolis, Birmingham and Bessemer to be specific! Have been down South researching a distant relative Miss Ruby Pickens Tartt, nationally renowned painter, writer and folklorist who collaborated with the WPA Federal Writers’ Project and John Lomax during the Depression. Miss Ruby was a real wonder and has occupied a corner in my mind for some time now; so I thought I better head South to check it out. You can […]
July 28, 2009

IN THE NEWS: Perry Hooks featured on this week’s episode of Federal News Radio

FEDERAL NEWS RADIO, July 23, 2009 — Terry Rosen, AFGE labor relations specialist; Perry Hooks, president of Hooks Book Events; and Jeff Goldman, executive director of government programs for Kaiser Permanente attended the recent Excellence in Government Conference, produced by the Government Executive Media Group. On this week’s Federal News Radio broadcast, Rosen discussed flexible working conditions and attracting younger workers to the federal government. Hooks detailed her mission to bring new ideas into the federal government in order to […]
July 17, 2009

IN THE NEWS: Motley 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 […]