October 24th: New Release Date for Steve Jobs’ Official Biography

After pre-orders for Steve Jobs’ biography have skyrocketed 41,800% following news of his death yesterday, Simon and Shuster have announced that the book will now be released on October 24th. According to WSJ, Steve Jobs knew that he was dying weeks before the end, according to a coming biography.

Isaacson last interviewed Jobs four weeks ago, right before, and right after he stepped down from his post as the CEO of Apple. Jobs indicated at that time that he knew he was going to die soon. The scene will appear at the end of the book. Isaacson also talked to Jobs’s friends, family members, business rivals and others for the book.

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