David Epstein

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Feb. 22, 1980

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; 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. With his colleague Selena Roberts, Epstein broke the story that the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids in 2003.

Books by David Epstein