Online videos offer glimpses of Buffett's life

October 1, 2008 8:11:42 AM PDT
A series of eight online videos will offer a glimpse into billionaire Warren Buffett's life in Omaha. The videos feature Alice Schroeder, who wrote the new biography "The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life."

Scroeder's book and the first video debuted Monday.

A new video will be posted each week until Nov. 18 on ranked the Buffett book first on its best-seller list Tuesday afternoon.

Schroeder's book has been eagerly anticipated because it is the first one Buffett has cooperated with. The book delves deep into Buffett's personal life as well as his business record to show what's behind his ideas.

Buffett is chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.