Caryn Rose is a Brooklyn-based writer and photographer who documents New York City, rock and roll, and Major League Baseball. From 2006-2011, she authored the groundbreaking blog metsgrrl.com, covering baseball and the New York Mets. Her first novel, B-sides and Broken Hearts, was published in 2011, followed by the non-fiction work Raise Your Hand: Adventures of an American Springsteen Fan In Europe in September of 2012. A Brand New Ballgame is her second novel.
You can find her at jukeboxgraduate.com and on Twitter at @carynrose and at @metsgrrl during the season. She believes bunting is for losers, hates the designated hitter, and thinks you should never walk the pitcher.
Where to find Caryn Rose online
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- Review: The Music of David Byrne and Talking Heads, Carnegie Hall, March 23, 2015
- Until The End of the World: the Directors’ Cut
- NEW BOOK OUT TODAY: Gas, Food, Wifi
- Review: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes: Two Nights at the Stone Pony, 2/27-28/2015
- Springsteen & U2, World AIDS Day Concert, Times Square, December 1, 2014
Where to buy in print
VideosRock Book Show interview for "Raise Your Hand"
Host Kimberly Austin interviews Caryn Rose about her new Springsteen bookRock Book Show interview for "B-sides and Broken Hearts"
Host Kimberly Austin interviews Caryn Rose about "B-sides and Broken Hearts"
A Whole New Ballgame
A WHOLE NEW BALLGAME is the story of a 20-something woman who finds comfort and solace in baseball as her carefully ordered world starts to unravel.
Raise Your Hand: Raise Your Hand: Adventures of an American Springsteen Fan in Europe
18 days, five countries, and seven concerts: this was how long-time Springsteen chronicler and veteran Backstreets contributor Caryn Rose spent her summer vacation, running from Paris to Prague to Vienna to London to Dublin, following Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band on tour. Part travelogue and part rock and roll love letter, Rose takes you with her every step of the way.
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