Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography
'Steve Jobs' provides an account of Jobs' professional and personal life. Drawn from three years of exclusive and unprecedented interviews Isaacson has conducted with Jobs as well as extensive interviews with Jobs' family members, this book is the definitive portrait of the greatest innovator of his generation.Shortlisted for the Business Book of the Year 2012.
Walter Isaacson, the CEO of the Aspen Institute, has been chairman of CNN and the managing editor of "Time" magazine. He is the author of "Steve Jobs"; "Einstein: His Life and Universe"; "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life"; and "Kissinger: A Biography", and the coauthor of "The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made". He lives in Washington, DC.
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NEWS: The Best Books of 2012, strategy + business Edition
Posted November 27, 2012, 7:44 PM with category of General BusinessThe strategy + business best of business books list is always one of our favorites of the year—one we always look forward to—and this year's does not disappoint. The strength of the list is in it's breadth and flexibility. The categories always change slightly to reflect the important topics of the year, and they choose experts on those topics to pick the best books published in those categories. Read more
NEWS: The Shortlist for the 2012 FT/Goldman Sachs Business Book Award
Posted September 14, 2012, 3:00 PM with category of Publishing IndustryThe shortlist for the 2012 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award is in, and it is really good. Biographies and economics dominate what FT editor Lionel Barber says is “the strongest list” since the prize launched in 2005. Even though one of my favorite books of the year, Paper Promises: Money, Debt and the New World Order by Philip Coggan didn't make the cut, I think I agree with Mr. Read more
NEWS: The Longlist for the 2012 FT/Goldman Sachs Business Book Award
Posted August 10, 2012, 6:20 PM with category of Publishing IndustryAndrew Hill's article yesterday in The Financial Times announcing the longlist for the 2012 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award was entitled A reading list to reflect loss of faith in capitalism. That headline is more than a little hyperbolic. The statement in the article itself that the list "includes an array of titles charting the strengths and weaknesses of the American corporate, economic and financial system" is a bit more accurate, especially if you replace the word "American" with "global. Read more
NEWS: Rounding Up the Best of 2011
Posted November 29, 2011, 5:14 PM with category of General BusinessPosting the strategy + business list before the Thanksgiving break reminded me that we haven't seen quite as many "best of 2011" business lists at this point of year as we have in years past. Beside the Goldman Sachs/FT award and s+b's list, The only two I've seen have come from booksellers—Amazon and Hudson. Amazon's Best Books of 2011 were announced earlier this month. Read more
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