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Plagiarism: Everybody Into the Pool : New York Times

Posted by on Jan 6, 2013 in Articles, News and Events | Comments Off on Plagiarism: Everybody Into the Pool : New York Times

January 7, 2007 BOOKS Plagiarism: Everybody Into the Pool By CHARLES McGRATH THE club of people accused of plagiarism gets ever larger. High-profile members include Stephen Ambrose, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Kaavya Viswanathan — of chick-lit notoriety — and now even Ian McEwan, whose best-selling novel “Atonement” has recently been discovered to harbor passages from a World War II memoir by Lucilla Andrews. Plagiarism is apparently so rife these days that it would be extremely satisfying to discover that “The Little Book of Plagiarism,” by Richard A. Posner, has itself been plagiarized. via...

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Is Kip Litton a Marathon Fraud? : The New Yorker

Posted by on Sep 24, 2012 in Articles | 0 comments

Marathon Man A Michigan dentist’s improbable transformation.   by Mark Singer August 6, 2012   In July, 2010, Kyle Strode, a forty-six year-old chemistry professor from Helena, Montana, ran the Missoula Marathon. Completing the 26.2-mile distance in two hours and forty-seven minutes, he placed fourth out of thirteen hundred and twenty-two finishers, and won the masters division, for entrants forty and older. Strode is among the most accomplished masters marathoners in Montana, with a personal best of two hours and thirty-two minutes. When he toes a starting line in his home state,...

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