Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson
Steve Jobs is not a name. It is almost a noun as “apple”. Or “computer”. Or “cartoon“. Or whatever noun you may be thinking of. You heard it a thousand times and you think you know what it really means without a preliminary lesson. And as every respectable noun he arouses curiosity: what are his roots? When was he the subject or when was he only a direct complement?
BIOGRAPHY/ STEVE JOBS
You may also be wondering how Walter Isaacson came to the idea of writing this biography.
The truth is…that this idea wasn’t of Walter Isaacson at all.
“It turned out that he wanted me to write a biography of him.[…] in 2009 his wife Lauren Powell said bluntly: “If you’re ever going to do a book on Steve, you’d better do it now”[…] he had called me right before going to be operated on for cancer.”
But he didn’t wanted this biographical book for his own recap. It was just another thing he wanted to leave behind.
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