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PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 16, 2017

This week: Walter Isaacson's biography of Leonardo da Vinci, plus Amy Tan's wise and profound memoir. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S snaps up Isaacson's Leonardo da Vinci biography

Simon & Schuster UK will publish a biography of Leonard da Vinci by Walter Isaacson, author of iSteve, The Book of Jobs, based on “new discoveries about his life and work”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Paranoia of Tech Doesn’t Translate to Publishing

The Steve Jobs biopic based on Walter Isaacson's book depicts Apple as paranoid and closed — and quite the opposite of the publishing business. The post The Paranoia of Tech Doesn’t Translate to Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China at BEA 2015: Chinese Interest in American Books Remains Strong

Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs—the only authorized biography of the Apple founder—went on sale in China at 10:05 a.m. Beijing Time on Oct. 24, 2011. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Stellar New Fantasy Novel and 4 Other Books We’re Reading This Month

This month, we’re balancing some quick reads---a Jonathan Franzen-blessed debut and a slim companion volume from one of our favorite new(-ish) fantasy writers---with Walter Isaacson’s latest blockbuster on the history of technological innovation, along with a few other selections. Attention,... Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2014-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 6, 2014

This week, new Marilynne Robinson, new Walter Isaacson, and the incredible "Citizen." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Award 2014 nominees for fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature are announced

Works that were nominated include 'The Innovators' by Walter Isaacson and 'Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?' by Roz Chast for the nonfiction prize as well as 'All the Light We Cannot See' by Anthony Doerr and 'Station Eleven' by Emily St. John Mandel for the fiction award. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Walter Isaacson on Innovation

In his new book, The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hacker, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution (S&S, Oct. 7), Walter Isaacson credits not one historical figure but teams of collaborative people that, over time, "made Steve Jobs possible." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Walter Isaacson: Smart Thinkers

Ten years ago, after completing his critically acclaimed Ben Franklin biography, Walter Isaacson was struck by Franklin’s creation of the postal and publishing networks. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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See The Steve Jobs Biography As A Japanese Comic Book

Steve Jobs biography published again, this time as a manga comic...sans superpowers or one shred of lycra. Walter Isaacson's official Steve Jobs biography is a heck of a read, but if the idea of trawling through lots of dead-tree text galls your inner geek, then you'll love the fact it's now... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little, Brown brings forward Jobs biography

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 07/10/2011 - 08:25 Little, Brown is to be bring forward publication of Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography by Walter Isaacson, publishing now on 24th October. The biography was written by Isaacson based on conversations with Apple-founder... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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