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  • A wonderful book. Thoughtful... fascinating.

    Malcolm Gladwell, author of Outliers
  • Provides a powerful and convincing analysis of how genes influence all our lives, especially the careers of elite sportsmen

    The Times
  • A fascinating, thought-provoking look at the leading edge of sports performance, written by a guy who knows the territory. David, besides being a senior writer for Sports Illustrated, was a collegiate runner for Columbia University. More to the point, he’s a terrific researcher and a fine, thoughtful writer

    Dan Coyle, author of The Talent Code
  • Full credit to David Epstein, a Sports Illustrated journalist with a serious and deep knowledge of genetics and sports science, for his terrific and unblinking new book, The Sports Gene, a timely corrective to the talent-denial industry

    Ed Smith, New Statesman
  • Endlessly fascinating

    John Harding, Daily Mail

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