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Roughly Speaking podcast: What Gary Thorne reads on the road with the Orioles (episode 261)

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  • 1:46: Weekly Reader: Paula Gallagher, Baltimore County librarian and Roughly Speaking book critic, recommends, "No Apparent Distress," a memoir about a woman's journey to serving the poor as a physician.  ➤Jump to this segment
  • 7:26: Hitting The Books: Gary Thorne, in his 11th season as the play-by-play announcer for the Orioles, reads a lot more than the sports pages. He reads books — non-fiction and novels — and over the last several months he's written about what he reads in a blog on the MASN website. Today, Thorne talks about how "Hitting The Books" came about, which titles he's been reading while on the road with the Birds, and a favorite novel he makes sure to read about once a year.  ➤Jump to this segment

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