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Elon Musk says Walter Isaacson is writing his new biography


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Elon Musk already has one official biography, Ashlee Vance’s 2015 “Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of SpaceX and Tesla is Shaping our Future”. The entrepreneur has accomplished a lot since then, and says a second biography is coming. This time it is being penned by Walter Isaacson.

“Should you’re inquisitive about Tesla, SpaceX and my common goings on, Walter Isaacson is writing a biography,” Musk tweeted on Wednesday. The tweet has amassed ove 40,000 likes in an hour, so the market actually appears ripe.

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Fox Enterprise beforehand reported that Isaacson had been in talks with Musk a few potential biography, however as late as June had but to make a remaining choice. 

Isaacson is a biographer of American creators, and famously wrote Jobs, an official biography on Apple founder Steve Jobs. That ebook, launched in 2011 simply 19 days after Jobs’ demise, would go on to be the idea for the 2015 movie Steve Jobs. (The Michael Fassbender one, not the Ashton Kutcher one.) 

Isaacson has beforehand written biographies on Albert Einstein and Benjamin Franklin, and most just lately on Jennifer Doudna, who’s pioneered CRISPR gene enhancing. 

The 2015 biography written by Vance, for which Musk gave a number of interviews, documented his life via to 2014. That was earlier than Tesla turned essentially the most useful automobile firm on the planet, and earlier than SpaceX turned the primary non-public firm to ship people into orbit (amongst many different achievements). It was notably additionally earlier than Musk turned the Dogefather. 

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