Everyone has Google on his or her computer these days – and that includes publishers. So why, in this day and age, would any author dare to plagiarize from the work of another? Nevertheless, the accusations continue to fly. Currently, Lenore Hart, author of "The Raven's Bride" is the latest on the hot seat, defending herself against charges that she plagiarized from another novel about Edgar Allan Poe's wife. Her publisher says she's innocent. While the outcome of the Hart incident is still to be determined, here are five high-profile cases in which an author was accused of plagiarism and fraud. Each – in its own way – rocked the book world in its time.
Hearing the prolonged creaking sound and occasional clump, an imaginative boy surveyed his options.
A Nevada public academy is making new inroads on working with gifted students and getting the most out of them.
Tech stocks for Groupon and Living Social are sure to be hot at their initial public offerings. But when it comes to these tech stocks, it's important to know the difference between the two companies.
Edgar Allan Poe, one of America's most celebrated poets, was born 202 years ago today. How well do you know Poe’s writing? Here are 8 questions.
It's Edgar Allen Poe's 202nd birthday and that means that it's time for the announcement of the 2011 Edgar Award nominees as selected by The Mystery Writers of America. These five books are the nominees for best mystery novel. All Edgar award winners will be announced on April 28.
With a nod to Poe, Bayard pens a mystery about a lost king and a real-life convict.
For the Pac-Man 30th anniversary, Google outdid itself with a fully playable version of the video game.