Published: Oct 06, 2011 2:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) - An authorized biography of Steve Jobs was high on best-seller lists within hours of Apple's announcement of his death.
As of early Thursday morning, Walter Isaacson's "Steve Jobs" was No. 1 on and No. 3 on Barnes & Isaacson's book will be published Nov. 21 by Simon & Schuster. It includes extensive interviews with the Apple co-founder, who rarely discussed his private life.
Jobs died Wednesday at age 56 after a long battle with cancer.

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