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Michal Sapir

Michal Sapir, born in New York in 1966,
is a writer, translator and musician. She has
a PhD in comparative literature from New
York University. In 2011 she published
a biography of her grandfather, the
legendary Israeli finance minister Pinchas
Sapir. Among her notable translations:
Georges Didi-Huberman’s Survivance des
lucioles, Zygmunt Bauman’s Culture in a
Liquid Modern World, Prof. Yigal Schwartz’s
The Zionist Paradox: Hebrew Literature
and Israeli Identity. Michal is also the
songwriter, singer and guitarist in the band
Afor Gashum. The Modern Dance is her
first novel.

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