Steve Jobs authorizes official biography, available 2012

ABC News is reporting that the Apple Chief Executive, Steven Jobs, has finally agreed to partake in an official book about his life. During the weekend, CBS owned company, Simon & Schuster announced that a book entitled 'iSteve: The Book of Jobs' will be published sometime in the first quarter of 2012. The book will be written by Walter Isaccson who has spent nearly three years on the piece with the full cooperation of Jobs and will also be featuring interviews with "members of his family, colleagues at Apple and competitors."

Quite a few Steve Jobs biographies already exist, although none of these carry Jobs' blessing. During 2005, Apple banned any publications by "John Wiley & Sons" from its store, as the publisher had tried to sell the unauthorized biography "iCon: Steve Jobs, The Greatest Second Act in the History of Business"

Isaacson, who is currently the CEO of the Aspen Institute in Washington DC, already has a couple of best sellers under his belt, to date he has written well received books about Albert Einstein, Einstein: His Life and Universe, and Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Franklin: An American Life.

The publisher of Simon & Schuster, Jonathan Karp, said in a statement "This is the perfect match of subject and author, and it is certain to be a landmark book about one of the world's greatest innovators.," "Just as he did with Einstein and Benjamin Franklin, Walter Isaacson is telling a unique story of revolutionary genius."

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I'd be interested in reading about Jobs' involvement in Pixar and Disney. I just read up a bit on it and it's quite interesting, albeit somewhat confusing.

Official seal of approval? Well that'll bumP up the price a bit. Hmm, either a ps3 or a book about jobs.... Hermmm

I feel bad for the writer. Can you imagine working for 3 years with that egomaniac?!?!?
Talk about a job from hell.

I have the entire thing already.

Steve Jobs. The Official Biography

Chapter 1:
In the begining I invented everything, and it was magical. Then I changed the game again.

The End.

He only has a few years to live hence with the release of official bibliography.

Not sure what Apple will do after his days. He saved Apple from its bankrupt bailout from MS in the 90s and brought the company to new levels. Hes one smart CEO. ( not that i agree everything that apple does though )

nukenorman said,
He only has a few years to live hence with the release of official bibliography.

Not sure what Apple will do after his days. He saved Apple from its bankrupt bailout from MS in the 90s and brought the company to new levels. Hes one smart CEO. ( not that i agree everything that apple does though )

Microsoft's bailout happened when Jobs returned, not before or after.

Steve Wozniak ready for return to Apple If only that other Steve would ask

Steve Wozniak - Apple cofounder, former phone phreak, chief scientist at SSD startup Fusion-io, renowned prankster, Segway-polo pioneer, education philanthropist, and Dancing with the Stars contestant - has told Reuters that he's willing to add another chapter to his storied career: a return to Apple.

"I'd consider it, yeah," he told an interviewer who asked if he would be willing to "play a more active role" at Apple if approached by Jobs & Co....

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2...niak_would_return_to_apple/

I wonder if Jobs' seal of approval for an official bio is related to his current health issues. You know, getting in the official last word in before keeling over.

lol, Steve Jobs compared to Einstein and Franklin.

But I am curious about what he has to say about his pre-getting kicked out of apple behavior

nub said,
lol, Steve Jobs compared to Einstein and Franklin.

But I am curious about what he has to say about his pre-getting kicked out of apple behavior

Nowadays everything gets amplified. I don't why that person is putting Jobs name in the same sentence as Einstein or Franklyn. A select few and none from recent decades has earn that.

Having said that, the book could be interesting as any other biography of someone whit a high profile exposure.

nub said,
lol, Steve Jobs compared to Einstein and Franklin.

But I am curious about what he has to say about his pre-getting kicked out of apple behavior


He's not compared to those. It's just two well-known biographies the author has previously written. It's common to include other works when discussing an author.

By making the personal computer quite a bit more popular, I guess you could count him among the "world-changing" people. However, there were also others who he owes some of his success too, and others who contributed.

He pioneers markets, not create them. Thusly, he really can't be counted among Einstein and Franklin in my opinion.

ambushed said,
But we already have biography about the world's saviour. It's called the bible.
That's a made up story. This one is for real. LMAO!

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Auzeras said,

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im going to jailbreak mine right away!