Full Agent Profile: Rob Weisbach



NAME

Rob Weisbach

AGENCY
Rob Weisbach Creative Management
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EMAIL
representation@robweisbach.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://www.robweisbach.com/



FICTION GENRES

NONFICTION GENRES

Celebrity | Food & Lifestyle | Memoirs | Adventure/True Story | Narrative | Humor

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    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • Weisbach began his publishing career as an editorial assistant at Bantam Doubleday Dell in 1989 and was named Senior Editor in 1992. There he published three consecutive #1 New York Times bestsellers: Seinlanguage by Jerry Seinfeld; Couplehood by Paul Reiser; and My Point...And I Do Have One by Ellen DeGeneres.
    • In 1996 Weisbach was named President and Publisher of Rob Weisbach Books at William Morrow, where he oversaw the editorial, publicity, and sales strategy for a list of highly original fiction and nonfiction.
    • In 2002 Weisbach was named Vice President and Editor-at-Large at Simon & Schuster.
    • In 2005 Weisbach was named to the dual role of President and CEO of Miramax Books and President and CEO of The Weinstein Company's new book division.
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    Crazy for the Storm: A Memoir of Survival (P.S.)
    Author:   Norman Ollestad
    Genres:   Memoirs | Adventure/True Story
    Publisher:   Ecco; 1 Reprint edition (May 11, 2010)
    In a spare, brisk prose, Ollestad tells the tragic story of the pivotal event of his life, an airplane crash into the side of a mountain that cost three lives, including his father's, in 1979. Only 11 years old at the time, he alone survived, using the athletic skills he learned in competitive downhill skiing, amid the twisted wreckage, the bodies and the bone-chilling cold of the blizzard atop the 8,600-foot mountain.
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    This Life Is in Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, and a Family Undone
    Author:   Melissa Coleman
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   Harper (April 12, 2011)
    A literary memoir about the authors' parents' dream to leave behind their privileged upbringings and create a self-sufficient organic farm without running water or electricity in 1970s Maine -- a utopian community that attracted passionate back-to-the-landers and apprentice disciples, but would become the setting for the tragic drowning of Melissa's three year-old sister, and the unraveling of their idealistic young family
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    Familyhood
    Author:   Paul Reiser
    Genres:   Celebrity
    Publisher:   Hyperion (May 10, 2011)
    In the number one New York Times bestseller Couplehood, Paul Reiser wrote about the highs and lows of falling in love and getting married — and the heartbreak and hilarity that comes with it. In Babyhood, he turned his sharply observant eye to the experiences of having a brand-new family. And now in Familyhood, Reiser shares his observations on parenting, marriage, and mid-life with the wit, warmth, and humor that he’s so well-known for.
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