Steve Jobs is the saga of one man’s obsession and how it led to Apple’s meteoric rise. With an unprecedented level of cooperation from Jobs himself, Walter Isaacson has written a riveting account of the inventor, businessman, and creative genius whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive transformed three different industries: computers, phones, and digital media. At a time when America is seeking ways to sustain its innovative edge, and when societies around the.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for people who are interested in learning about the life of Steve Jobs, one of the most influential and innovative figures in recent history. It provides an inside look at his unique approach to work and creativity, as well as his personal struggles and successes.
- The story is well-told and insightful,
- Provides great detail about Jobs’ unique personality and how it shaped Apple’s trajectory,
- Gives a good sense of the various technologies that Jobs was involved in creating.
- It is very long
- It can be repetitive at times
- It can be dense
Learn more about the author
Walter Isaacson, the president of the Aspen Institute, has been chairman of CNN and The Atlantic Monthly. He is the author of Einstein: His Life and Universe; Benjamin Franklin: An American Life; Kissinger: A Biography; and The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses,.and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution. Isaacson will be in conversation with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, host of “All In With.
“Walter Isaacson has done a remarkable job in capturing Jobs’ personality and putting it all into words. This book is a must read for anyone who wants to know more about one of the greatest innovators this world has ever seen.”
“An extraordinary tale of brilliance and terrors”
“Steve Jobs is the best biography I have ever read. The author, Walter Isaacson, gives a compelling account of Steve Jobs’ life and how his drive for perfection led to Apple’s meteoric rise.”
“I finished the book last night. It’s amazing. Truly Amazing.”