Guest Picks: R. A. Dickey
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Mets pitcher R. A. Dickey was on the Leonard Lopate Show to talk about his memoir and to explain how to throw a knuckleball (it involves digging your fingernails into the ball behind the horse shoe and releasing it at the perfect moment to keep it from spinning).
What have you read or seen over the past year (book, play film, etc…) that moved or surprised you?
"War Horse," the musical in NY
What are you listening to right now?
Andrea Bocelli / Adult contemporary, Operatic pop
What's the last great book you read?
My Name Is Asher Lev, by Chaim Potok
What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?
Classical music / symphony
What's your favorite comfort food?
Anything sweet (cookies, caramel cakes).