Elon Musk by Walter Isaacson

By Andrew Peloquin  |  May 23, 2023


Elon Musk by Walter Isaacson

Elon Musk seems to be everywhere these days: from flooding the world with electric-powered Teslas to launching countless SpaceX rockets into space to taking over Twitter. But while the world knows a great deal about the face he shows to the world, there is a great deal about the man himself to discover.

That’s what Walter Isaacson sets out to do in his biography, Elon Musk. The author who brought us a look into the life and mind of Steve Jobs now takes us on a tour through Elon Musk’s past—from his abusive childhood in South Africa to his academic and educational journey to his quest to disrupt every industry in which he competes.

This biography, written after two years spent shadowing Musk through every fact of his life, gives you a truly fascinating insight into the trailblazer who has revolutionized our lives and continues to strive tirelessly to do so. It’s a fascinating glimpse into the ambitions—and, perhaps, more than a few inner demons—that drives him to keep changing the world.


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