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August 06, 2012

The Plagiarist

Quentin Rowan's spy novel, Assassin of Secrets, debuted to critical acclaim last November. Soon after, Google-savvy readers began to realize that Rowan had stolen nearly every word from other spy novels. The book was yanked from shelves after only five days, and Quentin had to admit he'd plagiarized not only that book, but much of his work for the last 15 years. He tells Sean Cole about the fallout, and trying to sell a new memoir, Never Say Goodbye.

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