Harvard Author Caught Plagiarizing

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Harvard Author Caught Plagiarizing

Harvard sophomore Kaavya Viswanathan, who was paid the largest advance for an unpublished author, admitted to having "unintentionally" borrowed passages from author Megan McCafferty for her book How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild, and Got a Life. What do you think?
  • "It's sad when a negative stereotype is reinforced by incidents like these, but I've always said: Indians are dirty plagiarizers."

    Kim Bellings
    Croupier
  • "This just goes to show there are many things a Harvard education can't teach you, like how to use a thesaurus to cover up your plagiarism."

    David Niles
    Portrait Photographer
  • "A Million Little Pieces was one thing, but this is outrageous. I expect teen fiction to be completely original."

    Kevin Umbehaun
    Lawn Mower
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