Josh Raab

Josh Raab - Editor

New York, NY, United States

A book editor and producer specializing in photographic an illustrated non fiction books.

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Overview

Book editor & producer for high profile celebrity coffee table style books.

Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Philosophy
Politics & Current Affairs
Psychology
Self-help & Self-improvement
Fiction
Literature
Short Story

Work experience

Editor | Producer

Melcher Media
February, 2016 – Present (over 2 years)

Project lead on highly-designed, illustrated book, multi-media, and consulting projects. My accounts include Al Gore, Garth Brooks, Apple, Netflix, and more. Responsibilities include overseeing every step of the publishing process: project management and client liaison; acquisitions and proposals; creative direction and design; editorial oversight and manuscript creation; team building (freelancer on-boarding); photoshoot production; image rights; production, printing, and fulfillment; and marketing and publicity consultation.

Portfolio (10 selected works)

An Inconvenient Sequel: Your Action Handbook to Learn the Science, Find Your Voice, and Help Solve the C limate Crisis

Al Gore

A New York Times bestseller!The follow up to the #1 New York Times bestselling An Inconvenient Truth and companion to Vice President Al Gore’s new documentary, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, this new book is a daring call to action. It exposes the reality of how humankind has aided in the destruction of our planet and delivers hope through groundbreaking information on what you can do... read more

A New York Times bestseller!The follow up to the #1 New York Times bestselling An Inconvenient Truth and companion to Vice President Al Gore’s new documentary, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, this new book is a daring call to action. It exposes the reality of how humankind has aided in the destruction of our planet and delivers hope through groundbreaking information on what you can do... read more

The Anthology Part 1 Limited Edition

Garth Brooks

The first five years were filled with high adventure, with dreams coming true, with new friendships beginning and old friendships growing. Most of all, though, the years were filled with music being made. We thought about songs night and day, chased the things. I was surrounded by songwriters, musicians, producers, engineers, managers, by people who lived to make music, and we got to see the w... read more

The first five years were filled with high adventure, with dreams coming true, with new friendships beginning and old friendships growing. Most of all, though, the years were filled with music being made. We thought about songs night and day, chased the things. I was surrounded by songwriters, musicians, producers, engineers, managers, by people who lived to make music, and we got to see the w... read more

The Inevitable June

Bob Schofield

Is it June yet? Somewhere between prose and poetry and a graphic-novel, The Inevitable June is the story of your mind: a room with no doors, where the lights are always on. It is a surreal flash-fiction for every day in June. It is your imagination with teeth. A vicious moonshine of unforgettable words and illustrations. There's a black octopus in the sky, you're on a horse made of light bulbs... read more

Is it June yet? Somewhere between prose and poetry and a graphic-novel, The Inevitable June is the story of your mind: a room with no doors, where the lights are always on. It is a surreal flash-fiction for every day in June. It is your imagination with teeth. A vicious moonshine of unforgettable words and illustrations. There's a black octopus in the sky, you're on a horse made of light bulbs... read more

How Ugly Awkward Dancing Changes Everything: Live Life with Freedom. Screw How it Looks.

Christina Marlett

Do you feel separate or disconnected? Are you tired of your frantic, busy lifestyle? When is the last time you felt truly alive, and filled with the joy of being? This unique and uplifting book will show you how you can liberate yourself from a hectic, unfulfilling life by creating and then deepening quality connections with your Body, your True Self, Others in your life and with Spirit. This ... read more

Do you feel separate or disconnected? Are you tired of your frantic, busy lifestyle? When is the last time you felt truly alive, and filled with the joy of being? This unique and uplifting book will show you how you can liberate yourself from a hectic, unfulfilling life by creating and then deepening quality connections with your Body, your True Self, Others in your life and with Spirit. This ... read more

The Gig Economy: The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time Off, and Financing the Life You Want

Diane Mulcahy

Don't fight it-embrace it! From Uber to the presidential debates, the gig economy has been dominating the headlines...and for good reason. Today, more than a third of Americans are working in the gig economy-mixing together short-term jobs, contract work, and freelance assignments. For those who've figured out the formula, life has never been better! The Gig Economy is your guide to this uncer... read more

Don't fight it-embrace it! From Uber to the presidential debates, the gig economy has been dominating the headlines...and for good reason. Today, more than a third of Americans are working in the gig economy-mixing together short-term jobs, contract work, and freelance assignments. For those who've figured out the formula, life has never been better! The Gig Economy is your guide to this uncer... read more

Cheaper Easier Direct

Chad Rubin, Frank Turner

In the last few years, direct-to-consumer e-commerce companies have invaded the marketplace and our daily lives. Dinner? Blue Apron. Plans tonight? Netflix. Need new glasses? Warby Parker. Five o'clock shadow? Dollar Shave Club. It's never been a better time to start your own direct-to-consumer enterprise and there are innumerable tired industries waiting for you to disrupt them. In Cheaper Ea... read more

In the last few years, direct-to-consumer e-commerce companies have invaded the marketplace and our daily lives. Dinner? Blue Apron. Plans tonight? Netflix. Need new glasses? Warby Parker. Five o'clock shadow? Dollar Shave Club. It's never been a better time to start your own direct-to-consumer enterprise and there are innumerable tired industries waiting for you to disrupt them. In Cheaper Ea... read more

theNewerYork: Book 0

Joshua Raab

theNewerYork is a series of books curated and designed to challenge the literary triumvirate: novels, short-stories, and poetry. We publish new, forgotten, and weird forms of literature; short-fictions that will move you. Our book fits in your back pocket and is filled with art, illustration. typography and graphic design. The writers and editors of theNewerYork believe there are infinite ways... read more

theNewerYork is a series of books curated and designed to challenge the literary triumvirate: novels, short-stories, and poetry. We publish new, forgotten, and weird forms of literature; short-fictions that will move you. Our book fits in your back pocket and is filled with art, illustration. typography and graphic design. The writers and editors of theNewerYork believe there are infinite ways... read more

Studies in Hybrid Morphology

Matt Tompkins

A man with lobster claws for hands. A woman who grows a blanket of feathers. A talking cow. A baby born from an egg. A hu-manatee. Modeled after a scientific journal, complete with abstracts and endnotes, Studies in Hybrid Morphology includes more than a dozen surreal stories exploring the intersections of human and animal, head and heart, science and fiction.The strange characters who populat... read more

A man with lobster claws for hands. A woman who grows a blanket of feathers. A talking cow. A baby born from an egg. A hu-manatee. Modeled after a scientific journal, complete with abstracts and endnotes, Studies in Hybrid Morphology includes more than a dozen surreal stories exploring the intersections of human and animal, head and heart, science and fiction.The strange characters who populat... read more

Small Creatures / Wide Field

John Mortara

This is an exciting and beautiful book of interactive-fiction. Twitter length stories leave you with two options enabling you to jump around this narrative. A story called "Invade" threads throughout the book but in between you’ll find yourself on rickety bridges, in abusive relationships, analyzing literature with dragons, and printing some pages to fold into paper airplanes. This is a very A... read more

This is an exciting and beautiful book of interactive-fiction. Twitter length stories leave you with two options enabling you to jump around this narrative. A story called "Invade" threads throughout the book but in between you’ll find yourself on rickety bridges, in abusive relationships, analyzing literature with dragons, and printing some pages to fold into paper airplanes. This is a very A... read more

Leading While Green: How Emerging Leaders Can Ripen Into Effective Leaders

Pierre Quinn

Do any of these phrases sound familiar? You’re still wet behind the ears. You still need training wheels. You’ll get the hang of it. You need someone to hold your hand. You’re too green. The real world doesn’t look favorably upon beginners. Young leaders who are given the opportunity to excel are, more often than not, simultaneously reminded by the same ol’ cynics just how young and inexperien... read more

Do any of these phrases sound familiar? You’re still wet behind the ears. You still need training wheels. You’ll get the hang of it. You need someone to hold your hand. You’re too green. The real world doesn’t look favorably upon beginners. Young leaders who are given the opportunity to excel are, more often than not, simultaneously reminded by the same ol’ cynics just how young and inexperien... read more

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