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Walter Isaacson Reportedly Will Write “Authorized Biography” of Steve Jobs

sketches23.pngYesterday the NY Times broke the news that Apple CEO Steve Jobs “is set to collaborate on an authorized biography.” After a little bit of research, GalleyCat spotted the first mention of Jobs in the work of his new biographer.

According to the article, the biography will be written by Walter Isaacson–author of American Sketches. The author would not comment on the anonymously attributed claims that he will write Jobs’ biography. However, in American Sketches, he identified Jobs as one of the “two most creative digital innovators,” listing the Apple CEO alongside another publishing industry revolutionary.

Here’s the passage, via Google Books: “Jobs got music consumers (of all people) comfortable with the concept of paying 99 cents for a tune instead of Napsterizing an entire industry, and Jeff Bezos with his Kindle showed that consumers would buy electronic versions of books, magazines, and newspapers if purchases could be done simply.”

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.