The novel by Indian American Kaavya Viswanathan, which was taken off the shelves after she had acknowledged plagiarism, seems to contain passages copied from a second author. At least three portions in the debut novel by the Harvard University student How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild and Got a Life
have striking resemblances to Can You Keep a Secret?
by Sophie Kinsella, The New York Times
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