Walter Isaacson's eagerly awaited biography of Elon Musk, drawn from two years of close observation, explores Musk's life and career.
Twitter considered selling to Musk at a discount, but his attempts to renegotiate for a 10% discount faced challenges.
He almost backed out of investing in Twitter 2.0, but he and Musk reached an agreement that saved Musk about $1 billion.
Musk attempted to ban activists for organizing an advertiser boycott on Twitter after he bought the company but was unsuccessful.
Musk knew the Twitter Blue rollout would be chaotic, despite warnings from the trust and safety team, and still pushed forward.
Musk acknowledged the need for caution in handling China due to Tesla's business interests there but downplayed concerns.
He tried to avoid taking a selfie with Musk after rumors of Musk's affair with Brin's wife surfaced, but Musk managed to take it.
Musk turned down a philanthropic partnership with Bill Gates because Gates had bet against Tesla.
Ari Emanuel offered to run Twitter for $100 million, but Musk rejected the idea, as he had always planned to oversee Twitter himself.
Musk's favorite mobile game is "The Battle of Polytopia," and he plays it with those close to him, drawing life lessons from it.