Amazon’s Top-Selling Book for 2011 Could Be Steve Jobs Biography

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Steve Jobs Biography by Walter Isaacson could be Amazon’s bestselling book of 2011 as it hits both hardcover and electronic book in massive demand. It looks like everyone has an extraordinary interest in Jobs’ private life after his passing last October 5th. The largest e-tailer don’t comment on what percentage the hardcover and electronic copy of the book takes on sales, but some analysts predicts that the ebook copy will take game-winning 50-70 percent of total sales within the next six months outselling the print copy.

The book is the best-selling book on Amazon.com and is also listed as the top-selling electronic book on the company’s Kindle eBook store.

“The way things are trending, it could very likely be our top-selling book of the year,” Amazon spokeswoman Brittany Turner said in a statement.

Steve Jobs is currently ranked number 12 on Amazon’s list of the best sellers for the year. Accordingly, taking this month as Amazon’s top-selling book, there’s already hype before Jobs’ passing early this month but the event have made the demand for the book skyrocketed to as much as 40,000 percent increase.

 

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