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Friday, April 28, 2006
Exits Kaavya Viswanathan - Good Riddance
End of fleeting fortune...and fame for Kaavya Viswanathan. The publishers, Little Brown and Co.,did the right thing by pulling the book from stores. Once the details of her lies became undeniable, the publishers had no choice. Dragging the sordid affair and trying to put a spin on it wouldn't have done them any good. "CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 27 -- The debut novel by a Harvard student, who seemingly copied numerous passages from another author's books, is being withdrawn from sale, the publishing house Little, Brown and Co. announced Thursday evening."