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Hooks Book Events and Sixth and I Present Paul Farmer with To Repair The World
Date:3/28/2013

Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 28, 2013

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 to be working with Dr. Farmer again to engage in a critical discussion on global health and how each of us can make a difference,” said Perry Hooks, CEO of Hooks Book Events.

To Repair the World: Paul Farmer Speaks to the Next Generation is a collection of speeches by the charismatic doctor and social activist. One of the most passionate and influential voices for global health equity and social justice, Dr. Farmer encourages young people to tackle the greatest challenges of our times. Engaging, often humorous, and always inspiring, these speeches bring to light the brilliance and force of Dr. Farmer's vision in a single, accessible volume.

A must-read for graduates, students, and everyone seeking to help bend the arc of history toward justice, To Repair the World leaves the reader with an uplifting vision: that with creativity, passion, teamwork, and determination, the next generations can make the world a safer and more humane place.

Paul Farmer, M.D., Ph.D., is Kolokotrones University Professor at Harvard University and Chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is Chief of the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, and co-founder of Partners In Health. He also serves at the United Nations Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Community Based Medicine and Lessons from Haiti. Dr. Farmer and his colleagues have pioneered novel, community based treatment strategies that demonstrate the delivery of high-quality health care in resource-poor settings. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

A portion of event proceeds will be donated to Partners In Health, the non-profit organization that provides a preferential option for the poor in health care. Books will be available for purchase onsite, and Dr. Farmer will be signing books after the event.. Similar programs with Dr. Farmer have sold out so advance purchase of tickets is highly recommended. Student ticket pricing is available. Visit Hooks Book Events’ website for more information.

About Hooks Book Events
Hooks Book Events, a minority women-owned business based in Washington, DC, infuses innovative thinking into organizations through interactive book and author programs. We provide enriching professional development and client events for corporations, U.S. government agencies, and non-profit associations. Engage your employees and constituents by bringing our authors to your office — thought leaders and New York Times bestselling writers who have penned books about current events and trends such as work/life balance, leadership, economics, coaching, management, and more. Hooks Book Events also specializes in producing large-scale public events with renowned non-fiction authors. For more information, visit http://www.hooksbookevents.com.

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