Ian Gurvitz is a native New Yorker who has lived in Los Angeles for the last 20 years, working as a TV Writer/Producer. Most recently, he published a book entitled "Hello, Lied the Agent..." a behind-the-scenes account of the world of TV development, and wrote and directed a movie -- L.A. Blues -- which was released in 2008. He is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, and has published articles in the LA. Times and Creative Screenwriting magazine. He also maintains a blog at IBREAL.BLOGSPOT.COM. Before Hollywood, he earned a B.A. in Philosophy and worked toward an M.A. in Buddhist Studies, which involved a year living in Japan, and marked the beginning of a decades-long study of religion, which eventually lead to the writing of this book.
Rare is a book that strikes an immediate emotional and intellectual chord, but this wonderfully insightful journey into the travails of religion and God resonated on many levels. Read morePublished on April 26, 2013 by Gary Morgenstein
Ian has successfully covered the major emotional, cultural and social issues involved in the experience, and institution, of religion. He does this as he stays "with" the reader. Read morePublished on November 13, 2010 by hominid