Event Highlights

March 15, 2010

Save the Date: April 13, 2010 – Hooks Book Events to Host Seth Godin in a Live Riff

Seth Godin, author of the #1 bestselling LINCHPIN is doing a rare engagement with us via satellite. He’ll be talking about what it means to be a Linchpin and why the shifts in our economy demand it. Seth is witty, wise and provocative, and we’re certain our guests will walk away with a new understanding of the huge opportunities that exist their teams going forward. It’s not going to be easy but it is going to be big. For more […]
February 5, 2010

Hooks Book Events goes to Chicago!

Hooks Book Events dodged two snow storms to breeze in and out of the Windy City this week. The reason? We managed to get Judge Richard Posner and Professor Gary Becker in the same room at the Chicago HQ of the Securities and Exchange Commission. As you know, Posner and Becker have a very famous blog, https://uchicagolaw.typepad.com/beckerposner/ and are two cherished dare I say Rock Stars of American public intellectualism. Wearing sensible shoes and big smiles, the Judge and the […]
January 31, 2010

Recent Hooks Book Events! Check these out!

We’ve had a busy week! Hosting Andy McAfee for four events in two days discussing his new book Enterprise 2.0. Andy coined the phrase and gave us some great insights into the value of networks and connections. Bob Pozen charmed a crowd of 150 at the IMF discussing his treatise on the financial crisis, Too Big to Save. Bob will be back in DC again soon; meanwhile we are meeting with him in Boston to get ideas for HBE Boston. […]
December 11, 2009

December 3-Hooks Book Events Hosts Greg Mortenson

Hooks Book Events and Politics and Prose were honored to host Greg Mortenson launching his new book, Stones Into Schools at the wonderful Sixth and I Synagogue in DC last week. Greg is truly an inspiration for many people including “Second Lady” Mrs. Biden and Tom Friedman who introduced Greg that evening. Mortenson and his amazing team of locals (including former Taliban fighters)have ventured into Afghanistan to build schools for girls.The book reads like an adventure novel;catch a great review […]
October 3, 2009

Lee Woodruff Was In Town! TweetToRemind

Hooks Book Events great pal, Lee Woodruff was in town to dazzle the Junior League, AARP and folks at the River School last week. We were there to sell books, laugh and help Lee promote her TWEET TO REMIND campaign! Please check it out at www.tweettoremind.org! Lee and Bob are working to collect $1 for each soldier who has been to war or is at war in Iran and Afghanistan. This is easy to do and a worthy cause. Please […]
September 10, 2009

September 29, 2009 Join us with Lee Woodruff

Hooks Book Events will be at the River School on September 29th with good pal, Lee Woodruff. Please plan on joining us and hearing her discuss her latest book, Perfectly Imperfect. Lee is adorable, funny, engaging and whip smart; this will be a great night of fun, food, good conversation and a chance to support the River School in DC. Details: The River School – 7:00 PM 4880 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, DC 20007 Please contact Bob Jones (bjones@rivershool.net) for tickets […]