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Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson.

  BOOK REVIEW: 5 stars out of 5.  "Steve Jobs" by Walter Isaacson is a compelling biography that provides an in-depth look at the life of one of the most influential figures in technology and business. Published in 2011, the book draws on over forty interviews with Jobs himself, as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues. This comprehensive approach offers readers a nuanced and detailed portrait of a man whose vision and innovation transformed several industries, including computing, music, movies, and mobile phones. Isaacson’s narrative is both engaging and meticulously detailed, tracing Jobs’s journey from his early years and adoption, through the founding of Apple, his departure from the company, the creation of NeXT and Pixar, and his triumphant return to Apple. One of the book’s strengths is its exploration of Jobs’s complex personality. Isaacson does not shy away from depicting Jobs's often abrasi