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Noa Menhaim

Noa Menhaim is an acclaimed Israeli essayist, editor, lecturer, literary critic and head of the Hebrew literature department at Israel's largest publishing house. Menhaim has made many appearances on Israeli radio and television, and is also known for her screenwriting, script editing and TV series development.
The Life Fantastic: Myth, Pop & Folklore
Western culture as you’ve never seen it before. In a series of mind-blowing essays, critic and broadcaster Noa Menhaim digs down to the roots of stories, myths and literary genres, travelling from art to politics to history to folklore, and from high to popular culture and back again. Through an intricate web of side notes, she embarks on a voyage of discovery from the unluckiest book ever made to Viking horned helmets, via the sex life of vampires, mermaids fro...