The leaks from the Steve Jobs biography have been plentiful today. But this clip from Sunday's 60 Minutes profile gives us a rare opportunity to hear one of the most serendipitous moments of Jobs' life—from his own voice.
Walter Isaacson, the author of the upcoming official Steve Jobs biography, told 60 minutes that Steve Jobs refused what could have potentially been a life-saving surgery. Remember, though Jobs had pancreatic cancer, he also had a very rare form that was treatable through surgery. Jobs didn't want that surgery.
When Steve Jobs official biography was announced, everyone wondered why the notoriously private Steve Jobs would let Walter Isaacson, the author, interview him over 40 times, let Isaacson talk to family and friends and pretty much have unprecedented access to Jobs' entire life. Turns out Jobs had a very personal…
Steve Jobs' death is heartbreaking, but might be the perfect point to take a second and look at the good, bad and as he might have put it, "insanely great" parts of a history-changing life.
Along with blabbing the release date of the book, retailer Barnes & Noble has also done us a favour by sharing the book cover (pictured) and a description of the 448 pages, as scribed by his official biographer, Walter Isaacson.
Walter Isaacson is the man tasked to write iSteve: The Book of Jobs, which of course is the official, authorized, biography of Steve Jobs. But who in the hell is Walter Isaacson, you ask?
Not only has Steve Jobs given the thumb's up to an official biography about his life—the first ever official biography—but he's also agreed to be interviewed by the author, Walter Isaacson.