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A Bookprint is the list of five books that leave an indelible mark on our lives, shaping who we are and who we become.
You are what you read.

Craig Hatkoff

My Bookprint




Craig Hatkoff is a co-founder of the Tribeca Film Festival. He, along with Jane Rosenthal and Robert De Niro, created the festival immediately following the events of September 11th to help revitalize lower Manhattan. Craig also serves as Chairman of Turtle Pond Publications LLC, a private entertainment and media based company in New York. In addition to his current business activities, Craig is involved in a number of charitable and civic endeavors and is on the Board of Directors of the Tribeca Film Institute, the Sesame Workshop, Dr. Richard Leakey’s WildlifeDirect, The Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation, the Child Mind Institute, the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame, The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers and the Borough of Manhattan Community College Foundation. He is also a member of the Clinton Global Initiative. He sits on the Board of Taubman Centers Inc., a New York Stock Exchange listed real estate company. In addition, he has co-authored with his young daughters a best-selling series of children’s books including the New York Times #1 best-selling Owen and Mzee. He is very active in children’s philanthropy and environmental causes. Craig graduated from Colgate University and received his MBA from Columbia University. He was an adjunct professor at the business school for five years. Craig resides in New York City with his wife Jane Rosenthal and their two daughters.

Celebrity Bookprints


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young readers:

Whoopi Goldberg         Amar'e Stoudemire
Sarah Jessica Parker     Henry Winkler
Keke Palmer                   Justin Tuck

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