Sevastian Winters

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Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
16 of 20 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant, but, Nov. 3 2011
I found the book captivatingly brilliant. Isaacson gets a solid grade "A" for his homework, and the manner in which he structured his book. That said, the one thing that stood out to me like a sore thumb, perhaps because I'm a step father who hates it when people differentiate me as being something other than my daughter's "real" dad, is that a number of times in the book, when speaking of Steve's lifelong search for mentors, a reference is made to him "looking for a father figure". Nothing could be further from the truth. Indeed, the lessons he learned from Paul Jobs shaped him for life. He had a father. We all seek out mentors, but we never consider those mentors as parents unless we… Read more
How I Sold 1 Million eBooks in 5 Months by John Locke
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
As the author of the Indie Authors Series of eBooks, and a complete snob about writing, I put down far more books than I ever finish. I pride myself as the Simon Cowell of literary critiques, and this book flat out astounded me. It's straight forward, pulls no punches, and delivers exactly what it promises. From the title of "How I" (rather than "How to") straight forward to the very last page, John Locke has created a business masterpiece that every independent author should read. Thank you John Locke!