Eric Lerner

Eric Lerner has written a memoir, "Journey of Insight Meditation "(Schocken, 1976), about his experiences traveling and living in Buddhist monasteries and communities in Asia and America. This background in the arcane led to his subsequent twenty-year career as a screenwriter and producer in Hollywood. Films with his name on them include "Bird on a Wire "and "Augustus," starring Peter O'Toole and Charlotte Rampling. Lerner currently lives in Boston.