Alan Greenspan's book, his assessment of the past and vision for the future, was acquired today by The Penguin Press

New York - Alan Greenspan's book was acquired today by Ann Godoff, President and Publisher of The Penguin Press. Dr. Greenspan's book will present his view of the world during the second half of the 20th century and the first years of the 21st as well as his vision for the future, making it essential reading for people everywhere. The deal, for world volume rights, was made with Dr. Greenspan's attorney, Robert B. Barnett. Editor-in-Chief Scott Moyers will serve as editor.

In making this announcement Godoff said, "It is a singular honor for The Penguin Press to publish Alan Greenspan, who has spent his extraordinary career reckoning with how the world really works. His book will be about what we can know, what we can't know and what we should do about it."

Penguin Group Chairman and CEO John Makinson added: "The Penguin Group is very proud to be the worldwide publishers of Alan Greenspan's important and lasting document."

The Penguin Press will publish Dr. Greenspan in 2007.

Penguin Group (USA) Inc. is the U.S. member of the internationally renowned Penguin Group. Penguin Group (USA) is one of the leading U.S. adult and children's trade book publishers, owning a wide range of imprints and trademarks, including Berkley Books, Dutton, Frederick Warne, G.P. Putnam's Sons, Grosset & Dunlap, New American Library, Penguin, Philomel, Plume, Puffin, Riverhead Books and Viking, among others. The Penguin Group is part of Pearson plc, the international media company.

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