Penguin's Godoff Hire: Prestige Now, Profits Later

February 2003
Book Publishing Report;2/3/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p4
Trade Publication
Focuses on the appointment of Ann Godoff as senior editor of the Random House Ballantine Publishing Group. Publication of literary nonfiction; Launch of Portfolio and Gotham imprints; Plan to increase the source of revenue of Random House.


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