Week in Review: Trio of “Big Six” US Pubs Launch Bookish.com; French Sue Google Over Scanned Books

In News by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka A brief round-up of some of the top global industry trade news… Hachette Book Group, Simon & Schuster and Penguin Group have teamed up to launch Bookish.com, a new consumer-oriented Web site that will market and promote books. The model is something of a hybrid online bookstore and a community-oriented book promotion site. Industry reaction has been …

Job Listing: Community Manager at Penguin Group (USA)

In What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

From Penguin Group (USA): We are currently seeking a Community Manager for a new online project. This is a unique opportunity for someone with strong editorial skills and web knowledge to take on a non-traditional and entrepreneurial role within the company. Specifically, the Community Manager: **Please note that many of the details of the position are confidential at this stage.** …