Paperback Version of 'Steve Jobs' Biography Coming September 10 with Younger Jobs on Cover

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    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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    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.

    Article Link: Paperback Version of 'Steve Jobs' Biography Coming September 10 with Younger Jobs on Cover
     
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    he was really handsome. he also reminds me of Ezra Koenig.
     
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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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    You mean post thermal nuclear warefare Jobs?
     
  7. ArtOfWarfare macrumors 604

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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?
     
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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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    not a big book reader, are you?
     
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    THIS! haha:D
     
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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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    Yes, I thought I was the only one to notice! The new cover looks noticeably "flatter" that the older one!

    :rolleyes:
     
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    A sign that low cost iphone is coming, lol :D
     
  19. samcraig macrumors P6

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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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    Wait...did you actually intentionally capitalize the "H" above!?:eek:

    Get a grip, Mate...he's hasn't risen yet!
    :rolleyes:
     
  21. CausticPuppy macrumors 65816

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    The hardcover edition is in the iBooks store. Not sure about the softcover version. :D
     
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    Shouldn't this thread also be filed under politics and religion?
     
  23. Frado macrumors member

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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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