Topic: Meg Cabot
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Maurice Sendak's 'Wild Things,' in depicting how a tantrum might play out, paved the way for authors to show children more the world as it is, and less what adults think it ought to be.
On March 21, 10 of Judy Blume's books for young readers will become available as e-books.
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.
12/08/2011 10:11 am
I fell in love with Scott McCloud's "Zot!" as a teen. This summer, I remembered why.
08/30/2010 12:11 pm