Greenspan Vows Book 'Surprises'

The former Fed chief hit BookExpo America to promote his forthcoming memoir, for which he reportedly nabbed an $8.5 million advance

O.K., so he's not a spellbinding speaker. Nevertheless, on June 1, Alan Greenspan drew 1,000-plus attentive publishing-industry folks to a presentation on his forthcoming book, The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World, which will be published Sept. 17 by Penguin Group (PSO). Greenspan was the keynote speaker at BookExpo America, the book-publishing industry's annual trade show, which this year is being held at New York's Jacob Javits Convention Center.

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