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This unique boxed set from cherished New York Times bestselling creator Walter Isaacson options his definitive biographies: Steve Jobs, Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, and Leonardo da Vinci.

“If anyone in The usa knows genius, it’s Walter Isaacson.” —Salon

Celebrated historian, journalist, and bestselling creator Walter Isaacson’s biography choice of geniuses now to be had in a single boxed set—the very best present for Historical past enthusiasts far and wide.

Steve Jobs:
The “captivating” (The New Yorker) world wide bestselling biography of mythical Apple cofounder Steve Jobs. The tale of the curler-coaster existence and extreme ingenious entrepreneur whose interest for perfection and ferocious pressure revolutionized six industries: non-public computer systems, lively motion pictures, track, telephones, pill computing, and virtual publishing. Isaacson’s portrait touched hundreds of thousands of readers.

Einstein:
How did his thoughts paintings? What made him a genius? Isaacson’s biography of Albert Einstein—additionally the root for the 10-section Nationwide Geographic collection starring Geoffrey Rush—displays how Einstein’s clinical creativeness sprang from the rebellious nature of his character. His attention-grabbing tale is a testomony to the relationship among creativity and freedom.

Benjamin Franklin:
On this colourful and intimate narrative, Isaacson supplies the entire sweep of Ben Franklin’s wonderful existence, appearing how essentially the most attention-grabbing Founding Father helped forge the American Nationwide identification.

Leonardo da Vinci:
Historical past’s consummate innovator and such a lot ingenious philosopher. Isaacson illustrates how Leonardo’s genius used to be in accordance with talents we will give a boost to in ourselves, comparable to passionate interest, cautious commentary, and an creativeness so playful that it flirted with delusion.