Throughout his sixties, Stephen
would be involved with 29 more books. He will take on more social
topics in his books "The Divorce" (1974) and "Win
or Lose, a social history of gambling in America"(1977).
His most famous collaboration with wife Ethel, "The Joys
of Jewish Cooking" (1974) as well as the other collaboration
exploring sensuality in "Yoshiwara: city of senses"
(1970). In this decade the last autobiographical assistance is
lent: "Sometimes I wonder" by Hoagy Carmichael and Stephen
It in this decade that Stephen
not only capitalizes on his talents as novelist, screenwriter,
artist and art historian, but gives back by teaching creative
writing at the University of Southern California from 1975-80.
He was president of the Los Angeles Art Association from 1972-1975