Selected and edited by Jerry Pinto and written by Adil Jussawalla, Maps for a Mortal Moon offers an intriguing collection of essays and entertainment.
Summary of the Book
The essays and musings in this book include poetry, language, ethics, death, addictions, travel, entertainment and many other random aspects of life that are intense, poignant, witty, melancholic, all of which end up provoking thought. The book introduces the readers to writers, poets, novelists, gamblers, daily labourers. It also lets you meet the author himself, in his different phases of life. The commentary is not just intuitive but also brings out the political and cultural paradigm shifts in the past four decades.
About Adil Jussawalla
Adil Jussawalla is one of the most renowned Indian poets in English. He was born in the mysterious city of Mumbai, which has been the theme of many of his works. He studies English at Oxford. He was an Honorary Fellow at the International Writing Programme in Iowa in the year 1977. His poetry is known to evoke melancholic emotions that bring out deep contradictory thoughts and leaves one in a spiritual lingering. He is the author of two books of poetry – Land’s End and Missing Person.