Book Review: Rocking the Wall by Erik Kirschbaum
4 Stars , Latest Posts , Non-Fiction / July 16, 2013

About: Rocking the Wall: Bruce Springsteen: The Berlin Concert that Changed the World by Erik Kirschbaum is a non-fiction book about a 1988 Springsteen concert in East Berlin, Germany. Mr. Kirschbaum got the idea for the book in a taxi coming back from a 2002 Springsteen concert in Berlin, when the cab driver told him about the incredible night which changed the country. 144 pages Publisher: Berlinica Publishing LLC Language: English ISBN-10: 1935902741 My rating for Rocking the Wall – 4 Buy this book in paper or elec­tor­nic format* Thoughts: Rocking the Wall: Bruce Springsteen: The Berlin Concert that Changed the World by Erik Kirschbaum is a short book and a fast read. It is especially poignant for those of us who actually remember a place called East Berlin. I call New Jersey my home state, it’s understandable that Bruce Springsteen is a mega star there, heck, I knew people who went to school with him. What’s amazing is that this local boy became a huge mega star not only in the country, but for a while was the biggest rock star on the planet. The first few chapters give an overall, and quick, history of East Berlin and the…

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