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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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Bill Buford demonstrates how to make Poulet En Vessie, chicken cooked in a pig's bladder. George Buford hide caption

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Cooking Chicken In A Pig's Bladder (It Sounds Better In French) With Bill Buford

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Composer Ennio Morricone, posing with his Oscar for The Hateful Eight in 2016. He died Monday at age 91 in Rome. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ennio Morricone, The Sound Of The American West, Dies At 91

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Kay Oxendine of the Haliwa Saponi Tribe in North Carolina, was set to serve as the first woman to emcee of the tribe's annual powwow — until the event was canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic. Courtesy of Kay Oxendine hide caption

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How A Virtual Powwow Helped Heal A Spirit Broken During The Pandemic

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Disgraced Movie Mogul Harvey Weinstein Sentenced To 23 Years In Prison

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Harvey Weinstein Sentenced To 23 Years In Prison For Sex Crimes

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Verdict Reached In Harvey Weinstein Criminal Case

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Harvey Weinstein's Fate Is In The Hands Of A Manhattan Jury

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Reporter's Notebook: The Trial Of Harvey Weinstein

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Prosecution Makes Closing Arguments In Harvey Weinstein Trial

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