Event Highlights

May 20, 2013

Be Humble, Listen, Collaborate and Recognize Your Own Privilege … An Evening with Paul Farmer

Hooks Book Events typically produces private author programs with companies and government organizations that inspire their teams or clients… except when Dr. Paul Farmer writes a book.  There are some ideas that simply need a bigger platform for larger audiences and we are willing to extend ourselves and put together a large public event to deliver that audience. We were fortunate to find a wonderful partner in Esther Foer and her team at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue to […]
June 4, 2012

Vital Voices 11th Annual Global Leadership Awards

Congratulations to Vital Voices on their 11th annual Global Leadership Awards celebration!  Hooks Book Events is proud to be a small part by providing books through Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC and The Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, MA. June 6, 2012 The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Opera House 6:30 pm VIP Reception 7:30 pm Awards Presentation 9:00 pm Buffet Supper  The Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards honor and celebrate women leaders around the […]
September 19, 2011

Re-cap of Dr. Paul Farmer on “Haiti After the Earthquake” with Dr. Jon La Pook

A week ago, we were thrilled to realize an effort we launched earlier this year to bring a topic of global impact to our local community in DC.  Our public discussion with Dr. Paul Farmer, author of the new book, Haiti After the Earthquake, in partnership with the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, reached beyond the 600+ audience who started their Monday morning bright and early in the Amphitheater. Dr. Jon LaPook, medical correspondent with CBS news was […]
August 15, 2011

HBE Summer Events

July was a busy month at HBE – two events in the Boston area, and in DC with LouAnn Lofton and Tom Gardner of the Motley Fool (“Warren Buffet Invests Like A Girl”), Josh Foer (“Moonwalking With Einstein”) and Joe Palca (“Annoying”). August was much quieter – family vacation time at the beach, and planning for our event on September 12 with Dr. Paul Farmer. The fall will be busy, so stay tuned for more information on our events.   […]
June 9, 2011

Ted Danson and OCEANA

As summer approaches,our thoughts turn to sun, sand and the beach. But, our recent author event with Ted Danson (yes, that Ted Danson of “Cheers”, “Becker” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm”) and his first book “Oceana” will make us think about the the state of the oceans, and the efforts necessary to preserve them.  For the past 25 years, Ted Danson’s passion has been the preservation of the oceans, highlighting the problems of overfishing, acidification, destruction of habitats that keep the cycle […]
April 20, 2010

Greater Washington Board of Trade Hosted Maria Bartiromo

Date: Friday, April 30, 2010 Time: 11:30 am-1:30 pm Location: The Liaison Capitol Hill 415 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington DC  20001 Event hosted by Greater Washington Board of Trade About the Authors – Maria Bartiromo is the anchor of CNBC’s Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo and host and managing editor of the nationally syndicated (to over 200 stations) Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo, rated as the most-watched financial news program. Earlier in her career she was a […]
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. […]