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Steve Jobs Biography Now Available in U.S. On iBooks


The Steve Jobs biography is now available in the U.S. on Apple's iBooks. The book had been rolling out across the world and is now available in all regions.

The book is an authorized biography by Walter Isaacson that has received positive reviews as many facts have leaked in the days before its official release. Steve Jobs, himself, reached out to Isaacson to suggest the author write a biography on Jobs. At the time of the initial offer, Isaacson was unaware of Steve Jobs' declining health. Isaacson had asked Jobs prior to his passing why he had agreed to participate:
In order to mask my emotion, I asked the one question that was still puzzling me: Why had he been so eager, during close to 50 interviews and conversations over the course of two years, to open up so much for a book when he was usually so private? “I wanted my kids to know me,” he said. “I wasn’t always there for them, and I wanted them to know why and to understand what I did.”
Jobs passed away on October 5th from pancreatic cancer.

The book is also available in hard copy at Amazon.

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36 months ago
This is the one book that id rather have a hard copy.
Rating: 20 Votes
36 months ago

I have nothing but white pages for some reason.


You got the Jony Ive edition that isn't all busied up with text.
Rating: 15 Votes
36 months ago
In memory of Steve Im sure people will have a Digital copy and Physical copy.... Reminding us the Digital impact he and his company had on our lives, but a physical copy to remind us, he has in a way, inspired us on a more "physical" sense in our lives.
Rating: 9 Votes
36 months ago
I am reading it on my iPad2, the way I believe Steve would want it to be read.:apple:
Rating: 8 Votes
36 months ago
Ah iBooks, an invention of Jobs himself.

Can't wait to understand who he was as a whole. :)
Rating: 5 Votes
36 months ago
Downloaded on iBooks but you can't read it all the text is squished up and stacked. Anyone else notice this?

/b
Rating: 5 Votes
36 months ago

Highly ironic that Steve Jobs' biography should be reported with such poor choices in diction and grammar...:rolleyes:

It's either Steve Jobs' biography or the biography of Steve Jobs. As for "had been rolling out"...well...

Arn you make enough money to hire a proper editor.


Get over yourself. Seriously.
Rating: 3 Votes
36 months ago

For any preorders having trouble downloading, quit iBooks out of your multitasking tray and open it again. Worked for me.


Wow! That's SO Windows 3.1ish...
Rating: 3 Votes
36 months ago
For any preorders having trouble downloading, quit iBooks out of your multitasking tray and open it again. Worked for me.
Rating: 2 Votes
36 months ago
My hardcover arrived, but it's humongous and heavy. I think I'm gonna have to buy an e-version of this to actually read.. Unless you really like big heavy books, I'd suggest just reading the electronic version of it.
Rating: 2 Votes

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