Walter Isaacson: The Genius Biographies

Walter Isaacson: The Genius Biographies

Author: Walter Isaacson

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

ISBN: 1982130423

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 2592

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This exclusive boxed set from beloved New York Times bestselling author Walter Isaacson features his definitive biographies: Steve Jobs, Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, and Leonardo da Vinci. “If anybody in America understands genius, it’s Walter Isaacson.” —Salon Celebrated historian, journalist, and bestselling author Walter Isaacson’s biography collection of geniuses now available in one boxed set—the perfect gift for history lovers everywhere. Steve Jobs: The “enthralling” (The New Yorker) worldwide bestselling biography of legendary Apple cofounder Steve Jobs. The story of the roller-coaster life and intense creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing. Isaacson’s portrait touched millions of readers. Einstein: How did his mind work? What made him a genius? Isaacson’s biography of Albert Einstein—also the basis for the ten-part National Geographic series starring Geoffrey Rush—shows how Einstein’s scientific imagination sprang from the rebellious nature of his personality. His fascinating story is a testament to the connection between creativity and freedom. Benjamin Franklin: In this colorful and intimate narrative, Isaacson provides the full sweep of Ben Franklin’s amazing life, showing how the most fascinating Founding Father helped forge the American national identity. Leonardo da Vinci: History’s consummate innovator and most creative thinker. Isaacson illustrates how Leonardo’s genius was based on skills we can improve in ourselves, such as passionate curiosity, careful observation, and an imagination so playful that it flirted with fantasy.
Walter Isaacson: The Genius Biographies
Language: en
Pages: 2592
Authors: Walter Isaacson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-28 - Publisher: Simon & Schuster

This exclusive boxed set from beloved New York Times bestselling author Walter Isaacson features his definitive biographies: Steve Jobs, Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, and Leonardo da Vinci. “If anybody in America understands genius, it’s Walter Isaacson.” —Salon Celebrated historian, journalist, and bestselling author Walter Isaacson’s biography collection of geniuses now available
Walter Isaacson: The Genius Biographies
Language: en
Pages: 1968
Authors: Walter Isaacson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-07 - Publisher: Simon & Schuster

The Genius Biographies boxed set from New York Times bestselling author Walter Isaacson featuring his definitive biographies: Steve Jobs, Einstein, and Benjamin Franklin. “If anybody in America understands genius, it’s Walter Isaacson.” —Salon Walter Isaacson's beloved biographies of American geniuses—now in one boxed set: Steve Jobs: The riveting biography of
The Innovators
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Walter Isaacson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-06 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

"Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson's revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is destined to be the standard history of the digital revolution and an indispensable guide to how innovation really happens. What were the talents that
Steve Jobs
Language: en
Pages: 630
Authors: Walter Isaacson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-24 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Draws on more than forty interviews with Steve Jobs, as well as interviews with family members, friends, competitors, and colleagues to offer a look at the co-founder and leading creative force behind the Apple computer company.
Einstein
Language: en
Pages: 675
Authors: Walter Isaacson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-05-13 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

A narrative portrait based on the complete body of Einstein's papers offers insight into his contributions to science, in an account that describes the influence of his discoveries on his personal views about morality, politics, and tolerance.