Tuesday, April 25, 2006

The Harvard Crimson :: News :: Examples of Similar Passages Between Viswanathan's Book and McCafferty's Two Novels

NEW YORK: A recently published novel by Harvard undergraduate KaavyaViswanathan, How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild, and Got a Life, containsseveral passages that are strikingly similar to books by Megan FMcCafferty -- the 2001 novel Sloppy Firsts and the 2003 novel SecondHelpings.

Prima facie it looks like plagiarism was done - the similarities are too much to ignore ....

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