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Old Jun 17, 2013, 09:44 AM   #1
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Paperback Version of 'Steve Jobs' Biography Coming September 10 with Younger Jobs on Cover




AllThingsD reports that the paperback version of Walter Isaacson's authorized biography of Steve Jobs will be released on September 10, nearly two years after the book's original release. According to publisher Simon & Schuster, the paperback version will include a new afterword as well as a new cover image showing a young Steve Jobs in the same pose seen with an older Jobs on the original cover.
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[N]ew 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.
Paperback cover (left) vs. original cover (right)
Amazon currently has a preliminary page up for the paperback version, showing a price of $17.99 versus a list price of $20.00. The hardcover version carries a list price of $35.00, but Amazon is selling it for $17.74.

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Old Jun 17, 2013, 09:45 AM   #2
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he was really handsome. he also reminds me of Ezra Koenig.
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The older Jobs has the more intense stare
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Typical Apple...release a new version of a product before I've even finished reading the original ;-)
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Old Jun 17, 2013, 09:49 AM   #6
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The older Jobs has the more intense stare
You mean post thermal nuclear warefare Jobs?
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The older Jobs has the more intense stare
I disagree. Younger Jobs has laser eyes that cut into the soul. The glasses on Older Jobs distorts that laser just a bit.

But they're both amazing pictures. I already own the hardcover copy and I don't really want to own the paperback (those are so hard to keep in good condition, and I'd hate to distort His image) - how can I get that afterword without buying the new copy? Is it not like a free software update? Am I not entitled to it?
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Is this e-book available?
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Old Jun 17, 2013, 09:57 AM   #10
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Is the content inside the same?
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Old Jun 17, 2013, 09:57 AM   #11
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We need the government to investigate this, especially the price of Steve's glasses.

These probably are causing all the selling price discrepancies.
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Is this e-book available?

Steve Jobs [Kindle Edition]


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Is the content inside the same?
not a big book reader, are you?
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...and of course from iTunes

https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/ste...31617578?mt=11
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Typical Apple...release a new version of a product before I've even finished reading the original ;-)
THIS! haha
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Don't bother with this overpriced garbage. There are cheaper and better specced books on the market that have more pages and a colour cover.


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Will this book be "Even thinner" than the last version?
Yes, I thought I was the only one to notice! The new cover looks noticeably "flatter" that the older one!

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Paperback editions of books are issued when a publisher decides to release a book in a low-cost format.
A sign that low cost iphone is coming, lol
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No color options?

If I buy a copy in paperback - should I get a case?

Will the Amazon eBook price be the same as the iBooks price?
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I disagree. Younger Jobs has laser eyes that cut into the soul. The glasses on Older Jobs distorts that laser just a bit.

But they're both amazing pictures. I already own the hardcover copy and I don't really want to own the paperback (those are so hard to keep in good condition, and I'd hate to distort His image) - how can I get that afterword without buying the new copy? Is it not like a free software update? Am I not entitled to it?
Wait...did you actually intentionally capitalize the "H" above!?

Get a grip, Mate...he's hasn't risen yet!
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The hardcover edition is in the iBooks store. Not sure about the softcover version.
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Shouldn't this thread also be filed under politics and religion?
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Old Jun 17, 2013, 10:26 AM   #24
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Damn, 2 years later and I still haven't finished that book :/
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Guys, I need to make a decision NOW! Should I order this paperback edition, or should I wait for the next edition with retina printing??
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