David Epstein (journalist)

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David Epstein
BornDavid Epstein
1980 (age 40–41)[1]
OccupationJournalist
NationalityAmerican
Alma materColumbia University
GenreNon-fiction
Notable works
Website
www.davidepstein.com

David Epstein is an investigative reporter at ProPublica. He is the author of 2 books: Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World (2019), a #1 New York Times best seller;[2] and The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance (2013), a New York Times best seller.

Prior to ProPublica, Epstein was a senior writer at Sports Illustrated, where he specialized in science issues in sports and investigative reporting.[3] With his colleague Selena Roberts, Epstein broke the story that the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids in 2003.[4]

Life[edit]

Epstein is a graduate of Columbia University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in environmental science and astronomy (2002) and master's degrees in environmental science and journalism.[3]

Works[edit]

  • Epstein, David J. (2013). The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance. New York. ISBN 9781591845119. OCLC 836557840.
  • Epstein, David (2019). Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World. New York. ISBN 9780735214484. OCLC 1050962413.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Podcast - Cal Newport". www.calnewport.com.
  2. ^ "Sports and Fitness Books - Best Sellers - The New York Times". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-02-29.
  3. ^ a b "David Epstein: Archive and Biography". SportsIllustrated.CNN.com. Archived from the original on 2012-05-03.
  4. ^ Roberts, Selena; Epstein, David (2009-02-07). "Sources tell SI Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids in 2003". Sports Illustrated.

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