Fleeting fame

The Magic Hand of Chance: transformations and the poem in daily life, selected prose, 1979-2009 by Adil Jussawalla. Published in 2021 by Paperwall, An imprint of Paperwall Publishing, A/103 - Krishna Residences, 379, Cardinal Gracious Road, Chakala, Andheri (East), Bombay 400099. Pp: ix + 215. Price: Rs 499. One has always thought of Adil Jussawalla as a poet. This impression has been further bolstered by the fact that he has recently been conferred the title of Poet Laureate at the Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest 2021. This has somehow obscured the fact that he has published two books of prose......

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