Skip to main content

Fall from grace...

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.

Ghost Tags: ,

Comments

Keshi said…
Plagiarism is sad...goshh this must be another cloner like the Keshi cloner..lol!

Keshi.
Keshi said…
yep I have a clone who goes ard leaving nasty ugly comments in my Id...it has happened for more than 2 years now...Im used to it and I dun give a damn abt him/her anymore :) Not that I can sue that specimen on the net, now can I.

Keshi.

Popular posts from this blog

while it lasts

First Contact, Remixed

On the last Thursday of the year, about half past 10 local time, they landed in the garden of the White House. The security never knew what hit them, in no time all the men in blue and black and whatever colour they’re in were rolling on the ground laughing. Apparently the aliens hit them with laughing gas. Good, now we know they have some sense of humour and wont bomb us…hemmm…senseless. Another half an hour went past, the president was hiding under his table, the secret service nowhere in sight. Thinking of the worst, he reached for his cell phone and dialled 911 with his trembling fingers. So much for him, the aliens UFO, which funnily enough is shaped like a saucer, lighted up like a Las Vegas casino, sans neon signboard. A door opened up and from it rolled down a weird looking robot with a huge plasma screen TV for its head. Words fail to describe alien technology, literally, so I’m using earth analogy. Oh, and by the way, I am the dude, who saw it all.

The president peering from …