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Rose Friedman

Associate Editor, Arts Desk

Rose Friedman is an Associate Editor for NPR's Arts, Books & Culture desk. She edits radio pieces on a range of subjects, including books, pop culture, fine arts, theater, obituaries and the occasional Harry Potter-check-in. She is also co-creator of NPR's annual Book Concierge and the podcast recommendation site Earbud.fm. In addition, Rose has edited commentaries for the network, as well as regular features like This Week's Must Read on All Things Considered.


Rose was an intern at Minnesota Public Radio before coming to NPR in 2010. Prior to her life in public radio she worked at a cheese shop in St. Paul, Minnesota and studied labor history at Macalester College. Outside of NPR her hobbies include cooking and eating.

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'Fearless Girl' Will Keep Facing Down Wall Street's Bull

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Bharati Mukherjee, Writer Of Indian-American Experiences, Dies At 76

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Remembering Ruth Gruber, Who Photographed The 20th Century's Darkest Moments

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R.I.P. Vine: Twitter To Retire App In Financial Restructuring

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Pepe The Frog's Long, Strange Journey — From Internet Meme To Hate Symbol

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Ticketmaster Issues Free Ticket Vouchers In Lawsuit Settlement

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