Washington: Apple’ s visionary co-founder Steve Jobs’ authorized biography has sold nearly 379, 000 copies in the United States, and has become one of the best selling book this year.
According to results obtained from Nielsen BookScan via thebookseller.com, the biography entitled ‘Steve Jobs,’ became the 18th best selling book of the year in the fist week of its publication.
The data also showed that the book also soared to the top of the bestseller charts in Britain, Xinhua reports.
The biography, written by former managing editor of Time magazine Walter Isaacson, met Jobs nearly 40 times and was granted with Jobs’ full cooperation even in his final days.
Amazon.com, the world’ s largest online retailer, has said the book is on pace to outsell every other book sold by the company and may become the top selling book of 2011.