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The Kathryn Zox Show

The Kathryn Zox Show

Wednesday at 7 AM Pacific

August 16th 2017:'Coming Out in Brooklyn' and 'U.S. Education'

Kathryn interviews biographer Steven Gaines, bestselling author of “One of These Things First: A Memoir”. Gaines is known for chronicling some of the 20th century’s most notable artists, such as the Beatles and fashion designer Halston. Gaines reflects on his own story as a gay Jewish teen in 1960’s Brooklyn and his trajectory to, after a failed suicide attempt, a private room in one of the most exclusive psychiatric hospitals in the world. Kathryn also interviews Cornelius N. Grove EdD, author of “The Drive to Learn: What the East Asian Experience Tells Us About Raising Students Who Excel

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Steven Gaines

STEVEN GAINES is the bestselling author of Philistines at the Hedgerow: Passion and Property in the Hamptons; The Sky’s the Limit: Passion and Property in Manhattan; The Love You Make: An Insider’s Story of the Beatles; and Simply Halston, the biography of the fashion design, among other books. His journalism has appeared in Vanity Fair, the New York Observer, the New York Times and New York magazine where he was a contributing editor for 12 years. The co-founder and past vice-chairman of the Hamptons International Film Festival, Gaines has lived on the east end of Long Island for more than 40 years.
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Cornelius N. Grove EdD

Cornelius Grove, managing partner of the consultancy Grovewell, is also an independent scholar and author of iconoclastic books on education. After attaining an M.A.T. at Hopkins, he taught history in White Plains, NY; worked in educational publishing; travelled abroad for two years; and earned an Ed.D. at Columbia. While working for a student exchange organization, Dr. Grove taught a course on “cross-cultural communication in the classroom” at two universities. He then taught in Beijing and co-authored Encountering the Chinese (3rd Ed., 2010). In his forthcoming book, The Drive to Learn (2017), Dr. Grove focuses on the contrasts between U.S. and East Asian cultures, yielding fresh in
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1444/the-kathryn-zox-show 22/11/2017 07:00 22/11/2017 08:00 The Kathryn Zox Show https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1444/the-kathryn-zox-show Kathryn interviews biographer Steven Gaines, bestselling author of “One of These Things First: A Memoir”. Gaines is known for chronicling some of the 20th century’s most notable artists, such as the Beatles and fashion designer Halston. Gaines reflects on his own story as a gay Jewish teen in 1960’s Brooklyn and his trajectory to, after a failed suicide attempt, a private room in one of the most exclusive psychiatric hospitals in the world. Kathryn also interviews Cornelius N. Grove EdD, author of “The Drive to Learn: What the East Asian Experience Tells Us About Raising Students Who Excel”. The U.S. is currently ranked #25 in education globally behind countries such as Singapore, China and Japan. Dr. Grove believes that our children’s poor learning can’t totally be the fault of America’s educators – our children are also active participants as to what goes on in schools. He argues that both are part of the problem and both must be part of the solution. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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