Myrna Loy: The Only Good Girl in Hollywood

Dark Lover: Rudolph Valentino

Becoming Mae West

California's Daughter: Gertrude Atherton

Rapid Eye Movement & Other Poems

Yesterday: The Memoir of a Russian Jewish Family




Thursday, October 27, at 7:00, a talk and book signing at Bookshop at West Portal, 80 West Portal Ave., San Francisco.

Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 3:00, American Cinematheque, a.k.a. The Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles. Talk on Myrna Loy and Fashion before the screening of the 1934 movie "Manhattan Melodrama," with Myrna Loy, Clark Gable and William Powell.

Wednesday, December 14 at 7:30, a talk, clips show and screening of the 1936 comedy "Libeled Lady," co-starring Myrna Loy, William Powell, Jean Harlow and Spencer Tracy, at The Barn, Hollywood Heritage Museum, 2100 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles. Reservations necessary; call (323) 874-2276.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 7:30, "Nick and Nora's San Francisco," a talk with movie clips. Presented by the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society, at the San Francisco Jewish Community Center, 3200 California Street, San Francisco.