New Jobs Book Not Worth Banning

Today’s Boston Globe opines that the “iCon” book about Steve Jobs that he banned from Apple stores is not worth banning:

…”iCon” seems scarcely worth the bother. It’s your typical corporate bigwig biography — admiring but not fawning, critical but not merciless, informative but not especially revealing.

Mind you, writer Haiwatha Bray ends on a tone-deaf note, saying that maybe Jobs banned iCon because “It’s not good enough”. Bollocks. Jobs banned it because he has a thin skin and can’t stand criticism — even ineffective criticism.


  1. Bray is a hack — he’s almost as pretentious as he is ignorant . . .