Walter Isaacson

Steve Jobs biography set to appear in paperback in September sporting new cover photo

The Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson has been with us for some time, but the publishers have now announced that it will be appearing in paperback form. Finally. To accompany the release of the book as a paperback, there will be a new cover photograph of a much younger Steve Jobs, along with a new afterword.

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Aaron Sorkin talks about challenges in making Steve Jobs biopic

Aaron Sorkin, the screenwriter for the film adaptation of Walter Isaacson's official Steve Jobs biography, was another high-profile guest being interviewed at the D10 conference this week. He spoke in fairly general terms about the project, since it was still very early stage.

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Sony hires Steve Wozniak as an advisor on Steve Jobs film biopic

Sony has hired Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to advise on its upcoming film based on the book  Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacsson. Woz will be there to consult on Jobs and on technical aspects of computers. Sony has already hired Aaron Sorkin to write the film and he was also responsible for the recent film based on Facebook, The Social Network as well as television's The West Wing. Unfortunately this project does not seem that straight forward for Sorkin.

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Apple wants to bar Steve Jobs biography as evidence in Samsung court case

Samsung and Apple have made some pretty interesting evidence requests in recent joint court filings. Apple is specifically asking that Walter Isaacson's official biography of Steve Jobs isn't admitted as any kind of evidence, likely considering it illustrates Jobs' unbridled ire for Android, and that it would color Apple's complaints as founded on emotion rather than technology

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Walter Isaacson may expand Steve Jobs official biography

Fortune is reporting that Walter Isaacson, author of the official biography of Steve Jobs, may be planning an expansion of 630-page book in the future.

At an event in San Francisco hosted by the Commonwealth Club of California, Isaacson shared a number of gems about the two years he spent with Jobs writing the book and talked about the possibility of expanding the title in the future. Fortune senior editor at large Adam Lashinsky moderated the talk.

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Steve Jobs biography officially the #1 selling book on Amazon for 2011

The official biography of Steve Jobs authored by Walter Isaacson has made its way to number one among books sales from Amazon for the entirety of 2011, despite being released late in the year.

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Walter Isaacson, author of Steve Jobs biography, to appear on 60 Minutes

Walter Isaacson, the author of the upcoming authorized biography of Steve Jobs, will be sitting down with 60 Minutes on Sunday for an interview going over the new book. In a preview, he reveals:

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