Rose Friedman

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Kehinde Wiley Debuts Sculpture In Times Square Featuring An African American Warrior

Friday, October 04, 2019

The statue, "Rumors of War," is artist Kehinde Wiley's first public work of art. It echoes statues of generals on horseback but this warrior is African American, in dreadlocks and Nike shoes.


Atwood Reads From Her 'Handmaid's Tale' Sequel, 'The Testaments'

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Margaret Atwood invented the dystopian world of The Handmaid's Tale more than three decades ago. She returns to Gilead in her new book The Testaments.


Herman Wouk, 'The Jackie Robinson Of Jewish-American Fiction,' Dies At 103

Friday, May 17, 2019

Wouk was famous for writing The Winds of War, Marjorie Morningstar and The Caine Mutiny, which won a Pulitzer Prize. He also helped popularize themes that writers like Philip Roth later tackled.


Criminal Case Against Harvey Weinstein Will Move Forward

Thursday, December 20, 2018

The criminal case against former movie producer Harvey Weinstein can continue, a judge ruled today in Manhattan. Weinstein's attorneys had filed a motion to get the entire case dismissed.


Weinstein Seeks Dismissal Of Sexual Assault Case In Possible #MeToo Setback

Monday, December 17, 2018

When Harvey Weinstein was arrested, it was a landmark moment for the movement known as #MeToo. But the criminal case against the former movie mogul has not been the slam dunk many people expected.


NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2018's Great Reads

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The Book Concierge is back! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics.


We Asked For Your Favorite Anthems. You Answered 'America'

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

When NPR asked listeners for their personal American anthems, many responded with Simon & Garfunkel's "America." We asked them to tell us why.


Anthony Bourdain, Chef, Author And TV Host Dies At 61

Friday, June 08, 2018

Anthony Bourdain, chef, author and TV host has died at 61 of an apparent suicide. He was in France, recording an episode of his Peabody award-winning show, Parts Unknown.


Cirque Du Soleil Buys Blue Man Group

Friday, July 07, 2017

Two of the most successful live performance franchises are joining forces. Cirque du Soleil announced that it is buying Blue Man Group.


Actor Curt Lowens, A Holocaust Survivor Known For Nazi Roles, Dies At 91

Friday, May 12, 2017

As a young man, Lowens survived Kristallnacht and joined the Dutch resistance. After the war, he played German officers on TV, on the Broadway stage and in films.


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

Friday, March 31, 2017

The sculpture, "Fearless Girl," was welcomed to her perch in lower Manhattan, facing down the famous "Charging Bull" sculpture, with much fanfare. Now her lease has been extended and feelings are mixed.


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

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Indian-born author Bharati Mukherjee became a naturalized American citizen and wrote about the experience of Indian women in the diaspora. She's best-known for her novel, Jasmine.


NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2016's Great Reads

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics.


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

Friday, November 18, 2016

The photographer and author documented life in Nazi Germany and in Josef Stalin's gulags, as well as the arrival of Jews in Israel. She died Thursday at the age of 105.


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

Thursday, October 27, 2016

One of the Internet's quirkiest outlets for creativity is being shut down. Vine is where people post six second videos, which play in a loop. Twitter owns Vine and announced Thursday that in coming months it will end the app as part of its financial restructuring.


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

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The Anti-Defamation League lists a number of symbols used by hate groups. Now among them is a cartoon frog named Pepe — but how did this odd image come to be associated with hate speech?


Like These TV Shows? Here Are 70+ Things You Might Also Like ...

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Did you just watch the last episode of your favorite TV show? NPR is here to help you find the next thing to watch, read or listen to. Browse our handpicked list of books, movies, podcasts and more.


David Huddleston, Who Played The Real Mr. Lebowski, Dies

Friday, August 05, 2016

The Emmy-nominated character actor starred in classics such as The Big Lebowski and Blazing Saddles. His career spanned more than 50 years in movies, TV and on Broadway.


Like These Books? Here Are 60+ Things You Might Also Like ...

Friday, July 15, 2016

You know that feeling when you put down a great book and all you want is more? We took 27 recent books and paired them with movies, musicals, TV shows, comics and podcasts to keep your buzz going.


Michael Herr, Whose Vietnam War Reporting Became Iconic, Dies At 76

Friday, June 24, 2016

Herr's book Dispatches redefined the genre of war reporting. "I was there to watch," he wrote. "I went to cover the war and the war covered me; an old story, unless of course you've never heard it."