Joshua Robinson is a freelance writer based in Manhattan. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and Sports Illustrated.

Just in time for March Madness, Josh Robinson picks the 5 best books on college basketball, from John McPhee’s profile of Bill Bradley to Mitch Albom’s trash-talking classic.

With the president plotting how to recover from the midterm elections in 2011, bestselling historian David McCullough spoke to The Daily Beast about what Obama should learn from Harry Truman’s 1946 midterm defeat.

Students say Columbia University has long been a haven for casual drug sales. Then an anonymous complaint brought New York City police to campus, resulting in a major bust.

From Mark Twain publishing Grant’s memoirs to Nixon’s unapologetic account, it’s always controversial when a former president picks up a pen. But as Josh Robinson writes few have stood the test of time.

With stealth ingredients and clever marketing, the founders of Naked Pizza, featured at The Daily Beast's recent Innovators Summit, have the recipe to make fast food healthy worldwide.

A lack of a college degree or any engineering training didn’t stop Marc Koska, a speaker at The Daily Beast’s upcoming Reboot America conference, from seeing a problem—millions dying from reused needles—and doing something about it.

In his new book, bestselling author Steven Johnson lays out the history and sources of innovation. He speaks to The Daily Beast about how to cultivate your inner light bulb.

With Haiti still crippled by power shortages, Robert Freling says he has the answer—and this morning, he got $1 million at the Clinton Global Initiative to put it into action.

The Belgian tennis star dominated the U.S. Open this weekend, nabbing the women's singles title against notoriously frustrated Vera Zvonareva. Joshua Robinson on her remarkable journey.