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Best Steve Jobs Books That You Need

There are countless Steve Jobs courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

1. Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different: A Biography (2012)

 Best Steve Jobs Books That You Need“Your time is limited. . . . have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” ―Steve JobsFrom the start, his path was never predictable. Steve Jobs was given up for adoption at birth, dropped out of college after one semester, and at the age of twenty, created Apple in his parents’ garage with his friend Steve Wozniack. Then came the core and hallmark of his genius―his exacting moderation for perfection, his counterculture life approach, and his level of taste and style that pushed all boundaries. A devoted husband, father, and Buddhist, he battled cancer for over a decade, became the ultimate CEO, and made the world want every…
Author(s): Karen Blumenthal

2. Steve Jobs (2015)

 Best Steve Jobs Books That You NeedWalter Isaacson’s “enthralling” (The New Yorker) worldwide bestselling biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs—the inspiration for the movie Steve Jobs starring Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels, directed by Danny Boyle with a screenplay by Aaron Sorkin.Based on more than forty interviews with Steve Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than 100 family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues—Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose…
Author(s): Walter Isaacson

3. Marks’ Basic Medical Biochemistry (Lieberman, Marks’s Basic Medical Biochemistry) (2012)

 Best Steve Jobs Books That You Needtakes a patient-oriented approach that links biochemistry to physiology and pathophysiology, allowing students to apply fundamental concepts to the practice of medicine—from diagnosing patients to recommending effective treatments. Intuitively organized chapters center on hypothetical patient vignettes and helpful icons allow for smooth navigation, making complex concepts easier to grasp! Instructors receive access to a dedicated Image Bank as well as all student features, which include fully searchable eBook; animations depicting 9 key biochemical concepts; interactive question bank with more than…
Author(s): Peet MD, Alisa, Lieberman PhD, Michael A., et al.

4. Steve Jobs: Edición en Español (Spanish Edition) (2011)

 Best Steve Jobs Books That You Need La muerte de Steve Jobs ha conmocionado al mundo. Tras entrevistarlo en más de cuarenta ocasiones en los últimos dos años, además de a un centenar de personas de su entorno, familiares, amigos, adversarios y colegas, Walter Isaacson nos presenta la única biografía escrita con la colaboración de Jobs, el retrato definitivo de uno de los iconos indiscutibles de nuestro tiempo, cuya creatividad, energía y afán de perfeccionismo revolucionaron seis industrias: la informática, el cine de animación, la…
Author(s): Walter Isaacson

5. Small Fry (2019)

 Best Steve Jobs Books That You NeedA NEW YORK TIMES AND NEW YORKER TOP 10 BOOK OF THE YEAR “Beautiful, literary, and devastating.”—New York Times Book Review • “Revelatory.”—Entertainment Weekly • “A masterly Silicon Valley gothic.”—Vogue •“Mesmerizing, discomfiting reading… A book of no small literary skill.”—New Yorker • “Extraordinary… An aching, exquisitely told story.”—People • “The sleeper critical hit of the season.”—Vulture A BEST BOOK…
Author(s): Lisa Brennan-Jobs

6. Who Was Steve Jobs? (2012)

 Best Steve Jobs Books That You NeedSteve Jobs, adopted in infancy by a family in San Francisco, packed a lot of life into fifty-six short years. In this Who Was…? biography, children will learn how his obsession with computers and technology at an early age led him to co-found and run Apple, in addition to turning Pixar into a ground-breaking animation studio. A college dropout, Jobs took unconventional steps in his path to success and inspired the best and the brightest to come with him and “change the world.” #13,045 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #11 in Children’s Money & Saving Reference (Books) #24…
Author(s): Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso , et al.

7. Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader (2016)

 Best Steve Jobs Books That You NeedBecoming Steve Jobs breaks down the conventional, one-dimensional view of Steve Jobs that he was half-genius, half-jerk from youth, an irascible and selfish leader who slighted friends and family alike. Becoming Steve Jobs answers the central question about the life and career of the Apple cofounder and CEO: How did a young man so reckless and arrogant that he was exiled from the company he founded become the most effective visionary business leader of our time, ultimately transforming the daily life of billions of people? Drawing on incredible and sometimes exclusive access, Schlender and…
Author(s): Brent Schlender , Rick Tetzeli , et al.

8. The 2-Hour Job Search: Using Technology to Get the Right Job Faster (2012)

 Best Steve Jobs Books That You NeedThe 2-Hour Job Search shows job-seekers how to work smarter (and faster) to secure first interviews. Through a prescriptive approach, Dalton explains how to wade through the Internet’s sea of information and create a job-search system that relies on mainstream technology such as Excel, Google, LinkedIn, and alumni databases to create a list of target employers, contact them, and then secure an interview—with only two hours of effort. Avoiding vague tips like “leverage your contacts,” Dalton tells job-hunters exactly what to do and how to do it. This…
Author(s): Steve Dalton

Best Steve Jobs Books That You Need

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some steve jobs books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Leadership Lessons: Warren Buffett, Walt Disney, Thomas Edison, Katharine Graham, Steve Jobs, and Ray Kroc

Author(s): Will Peters
Publisher: New Word City, Inc., Year: 22 March 2017, Size: 421 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2306844

Steve Jobs 10 Rule of Success

Author(s): Cameron, Ross
Publisher: AMS Publishing Group, Year: 2016, Size: 243 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2178795

To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History

Author(s): Lawrence Levy
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Year: 2016, Size: 4 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2181854

Steve Jobs: thinking differently

Author(s): Apple Computer, Inc.;Jobs, Steve;Lakin, Patricia
Publisher: Aladdin, Year: 2016, Size: 27 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2572183

Steve Jobs

Author(s): Apple Computer, Inc;Isaacson, Walter;Jobs, Steve
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, Year: 2015;2011, Size: 13 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2572188

Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader

Author(s): Brent Schlender, Rick Tetzeli
Publisher: Crown Business, Year: 2015, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1323376

Steve Jobs and Philosophy

Author(s): Shawn E. Klein
Publisher: Open Court, Year: 2015, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1369104

Strategy Rules: Five Timeless Lessons from Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve Jobs

Author(s): David B. Yoffie, Michael A. Cusumano
Publisher: HarperBusiness, Year: 2015, Size: 997 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 1483760

Becoming Steve Jobs: Amazing Lessons on How to Be Like Steve Jobs

Author(s): Patel, Virginia
Publisher: , Year: 2015, Size: 204 Kb, Download: mobi
ID: 2074683

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly chart-busters according to Washington Post, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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