The Thursday Brief - November 1, 2014

CUNY Lecture Series — Salman Rushdie on Bombay Becoming Mumbai

Author Salman Rushdie recalled the city of his childhood in The Moor’s Last Sigh, his novel published nearly 20 years ago. “The Bombay that I grew up in, in the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, was famous as a city in which the communal tensions of the rest of India didn’t happen — it was one of the reasons why my parents chose to move there,” said Rushdie, who appeared at the Distinguished Writers Lecture Series at Hunter College. More »

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Sportswire — Women’s Tennis Finals

Results of the 2014 CUNYAC/Hospital for Special Surgery Women's Tennis Finals on Wednesday, Oct. 29, between two top-seeded teams, the Hunter Hawks and the Staten Island Dolphins. More »

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