Skip to comments.Two new books go inside the lives of Condi Rice and Steve Jobs
Posted on 10/24/2011 5:07:42 PM PDT by Kaslin
Two new books just out you're going to hear a lot about in coming days. Both go inside the little-known lives of two public personalities:
First, Condoleeza Rice's "No Higher Honor," the long-awaited memoir of her years in Washington working for President George W. Bush, whose administration has generated a mini-industry of book publishing the last year or so. "Decision Points."
Second, "Steve Jobs" by Walter Isaacson. It's an authorized biography rushed into print following the Oct. 5 cancer death of the icon inventor.
Rice is talking about the book on her new Twitter account here. And Newsweek/The Daily Beast have a cover story -- "Candid Condi."
Initial comments have focused on her prewar concerns with postwar Iraq. Sounds like they were largely dismissed by Bush and the Pentagon's Donald Rumsfeld, "Known and Unknown." Too bad, as it turned out. Also, her clashes with Vice President Dick Cheney, which he too detailed in his recent tell-some-things book, "In My Time."
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60 minutes interviewed Walter Isaacson last night. It was very interesting. I found out Steve Jobs was not a very kind person.
Saw the Jobs book at a warehouse club tonight, and saw a lot about it on the Mac and Apple news websites this afternoon.
That 60 Minutes hit job was despicable.
This memorial for the Apple employees last week shows what people who actually loved Jobs and what he did for them, and the world, think of him.
I'll care when my MBP breaks.
Time mag has a special commemorative issue, I first paged through it some, read in in it a bit, then put it in the cart.