The New Yorker – Archive

Man and Superman

1. Toward the end of “The Sports Gene” (Penguin/Current), pharm David Epstein makes his way to a remote corner of Finland to visit a man named Eero Mäntyranta. Read more […]

Overdrive

How entrepreneurs really succeed. 1. In 1969, store Ted Turner wanted to buy a television station. He was thirty years old. He had inherited a billboard business from Read more […]