This week I wrote that adults who are complicit in the fall of teenage heroes bear some responsibility for that fall.
Thus, Icarus wasn't just an irresponsible teenager who didn't listen to his father, Daedalus. Daedalus gave Icarus the means-- wings bonded by wax-- of his own destruction.
Now we find that Alloy Entertainment, the book packaging company that helped steer Kaavya Viswanathan's novel-- allegedly plagiarized from two other Young Adult novels-- to publication, has been previously accused of stealing another author's work.
The full story in the Harvard Independent here.