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Steve Jobs bio 'iSteve' -- coming in 2012 -- is already an Amazon bestseller

June 6, 2011 |  3:47 pm

Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs, who appeared at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco on Monday to present the company's new iCloud service, was somewhere else today too: on Amazon's bestseller list.

It's going to be a case of delayed gratification, however, as the authorized biography "iSteve" won't be published until March 2012.

Our Technology Blog reports that "iSteve: The Book of Jobs" was an Amazon bestseller Monday, moving between a top spot of No.9 to a lower threshhold of No. 13. As of this writing, it's at No. 12.

That's the hardcover edition. While doing quite respectable sales for a book that's nine months away from release, "iSteve" for the Kindle isn't as popular as its print edition. It's at No. 161 on the paid Kindle bestseller list.

Jobs, 56, is cooperating with his biographer, Walter Isaacson, head of the Aspen Institute and a former executive at Time and CNN. The book will be published by Simon & Schuster on March 6, 2012.


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Photo: Steve Jobs at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco on Monday. Credit: Marcio Jose Sanchez / Associated Press