Novel by Harvard Author Pulled From Stores
By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer 28 minutes ago
NEW YORK - A teen novel containing admittedly borrowed material has been pulled from the market. Author Kaavya Viswanathan, a Harvard University sophomore, had acknowledged that numerous passages in "How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild and Got a Life" were lifted from another writer. [Continue reading]
[-] It was a short rise to fame and a hard fall. Welcome to the 21st century where 'originality' can be debunked by a mouse click. Pity.