This is the "official" biography of Steve Jobs, meaning that Steve Jobs opened up to interviews and sharing his life, which is something he had not done before. The book is compelling and inspiring. Steve Jobs is portrayed as being ruthless, but of course, he is only to follow his driving passion, which is to make great products.
This book is a great read about where a life can take you, and an inspiration rags to riches story of a risk taking entrepreneur. Steve Job's biography somewhat mirrors that of Craig Venter, in the fact that both a rebellious geniuses who could enterprise and create large organizations.