Paperback Edition of Steve Jobs Biography to Feature Photo of a Younger Jobs

Posted June 17, 2013 at 4:20pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 4996 views

Simon & Schuster is set to publish a paperback edition of Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography on September 10th, reports AllThingsD. The new edition will feature a cover image of Jobs as a younger man and a new afterword.

But new art, taken by Norman Seeff in 1984, should attract a lot of attention. The original striking and simple black-and-white photo of Jobs on the hardcover jacket of “Steve Jobs” — which was taken by Albert Watson in 2006 — showed the legendary tech figure later in his life and was an image Jobs approved. The new one has Jobs in the exact same thumb-on-chin pose, with the exact same intense gaze that he was well known for.

The Steve Jobs biography was Amazon's best selling book in 2011; however, Simon & Schuster has not released sales figures for the book. The paperback's release comes nearly two years after the hardcover edition was released.

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Perone - June 17, 2013 at 5:11pm
Ashton Kutcher really is a dead ringer for this guy.
Saul - June 17, 2013 at 4:50pm
Apple is failing without him.
Nitro Junkie - June 17, 2013 at 4:57pm
How the hell are they failing? They're the most profitable company in the world. I don't understand people like you.
Russell - June 19, 2013 at 2:33am
They are failing to capture the imaginations of the rich and intelligent people. Just look at their stock price and nothing exciting in the product pipeline.
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