In the News

August 12, 2013

Financial Times Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award

This year’s Long List for the Financial Times Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award is another impressive one. The shortlist will be announced in September, and the winner of the 2013 award will be announced at The Wallace Collection in London on November 18th at a ceremony and dinner attended by top names from the worlds of finance, economics, business, media and publishing.  Several extremely timely themes run through this year’s titles, including the legacy of the financial […]
July 1, 2013

Merger of Penguin and Random House Is Completed

Random House and Penguin completed their planned merger Monday morning, creating the biggest and most powerful book publisher in the world. The new company, called Penguin Random House, will control more than 25 percent of the trade book market in the United States, giving it unmatched leverage against, a growing force in the industry.  Click here to read the entire article in The New York Times!
June 19, 2013

Hooks Book Events Welcomes New Clients

We are pleased to be working with a number of organizations on events for their employees, leadership teams and customers: Apex Home Loans:  Montgomery County’s largest independent mortgage banker headquartered in the county. Apex originates residential home loans throughout Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Virginia. Baker Tilly: Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP is a full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with you and your business through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. B.F. Saul Company: As […]
March 28, 2013

Hooks Book Events and Sixth and I Present Paul Farmer with To Repair The World

World-Renowned Global Health and Social Justice Advocate to Speak at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue on Tuesday, May 7 at 7:00pm Hooks Book Events announces a public discussion with Dr. Paul Farmer on his new book, To Repair The World. The author event and book signing will take place at the Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, DC, Tuesday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at the Sixth and I website. “We are so pleased […]
January 22, 2013


HBE Authors IN THE NEWS- Check out these links.. Hooks Book Events works with authors when their books are hot off the press. On January 16, we took Alan Blinder to the Greater Washington Board of Trade as the key note speaker for their Annual Meeting when the ink was still wet on his latest book After the Music Stopped.  Blinder articulated these 10 Commandments during his talk.  These are great reminders as we enter a New Year. We are seeing […]
January 18, 2013

Infusing New Ideas in 2013

Well, it looks like we have survived falling off the fiscal cliff, and won a reprieve from the much-anticipated end of the world predicted by our Mayan friends. What a relief, because Hooks Book Events is starting the New Year with a bang! Upcoming Author Events and New Books On January 3rd at our first event of 2013, HBE friend and author Dan Pink had his first author talk on his new book, To Sell is Human with our client […]