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Steve Jobs
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June 1, 2012
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June 30, 2012
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Charles
Jun 12, 2012 rated it really liked it
This book involved me, and interested me, in ways that I would not have imagined.

Of course, it is a detailed accounting of Steve Jobs, as brilliant, quirky, self-centered, grandiose, socially inept, and quirky (deserves to be said twice) an individual as one is likely to read about. I don't mean to mince words: he was really really totally seriously weird. And brilliant. And had a brighter and bolder view of the future than most any 100 people put together.

What I did not expect was how the book
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Andy
Oct 15, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A good even-handed biography of the fine line between genius and madness that was Jobs.

Isaacson lost one star for too much boardroom info and too little about his role at Pixar.

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As I write this on my (Android) phone, my lasting impression is of a man who tried to stare down cancer and lost...
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