While the official Steve Jobs Biography is still a couple of months away from its expected release date i.e November 21st, Fortune has released a little something for us to read about the most successful entrepreneur of our generation. The editors of Fortune have compiled a selection of stories about Jobs into an ebook for Kindle called “All About Steve”. The ebook contains 17 stories that span over 20 years of Steve Jobs history detailing the various aspects of his career.
Steve Jobs’ legacy is clear: The most innovative business leader of our time, the man FORTUNE named CEO of the Decade in 2009. Now from the pages of FORTUNE comes an anthology of 17 classic stories spanning the years 1983 to 2011 about the cultural icon who revolutionized computing, telephones, movies, music, retailing, and product design. The stories lay out in unparalleled detail the career of a man with relentless drive and a single underlying passion—to carry out his vision of how all of us would use technology. Writes managing editor Andy Serwer in the book’s foreward: “In the end he was proved right a billion times over, and his company Apple became one of the most successful enterprises on the planet.” All these stories are the product of deep reporting. In many cases FORTUNE’s writers spent hours interviewing Jobs and delving into his mind. The result is a singular journalistic collection, which will leave you with a comprehensive picture of Steve Jobs and Apple, a picture that is complex in the making yet simple in its triumph.
According to the press release, “All About Steve” also includes many more stories chronicling the history of Apple from its emergence as a market leader in PCs to the creation of the iPod, iTunes, the iPhone, and the Apple Store.