Steve Jobs’ authorized biography was scheduled for release on November 21, but with pre-orders of JobsBio 2 Steve Jobs biography brought forward to October 24 releasethe Walter Isaacson book, entitled ‘Steve Jobs’, rocketing after news of his death broke overnight, the publisher is bringing the release date forward by a month.

As reported on Associated Press, Simon & Schuster have announced that the biography will now be released on October 24, with the book already holding top spot on Amazon.com and No. 3 on Barnes & Noble.com.

Isaacson’s book includes a series of interviews with the Apple Co-founder and those who knew him, and demand for the book saw a 41,800% increase in pre-orders today. The biography will also be available through iBooks to read on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and on a desktop with iTunes.