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Opal Mehta Off the Shelves

In my last post, I was wanting to hear more from Kaavya Viswanathan's publisher. Looks like we have.  The New York Times provides an update this evening:

The publisher Little, Brown and the author Kaavya Viswanathan have agreed to withdraw all editions of her chick-lit novel, "How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild and Got a Life," from the market, the publisher said today in a statement.

Motoko Rich and Dinitia Smith's complete article can be found here. Link  via GalleyCat.

See also the Harvard Crimson, who broke this whole story.


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