Sex, Drugs and Plagiarism Did the New Star of German Literature Steal from a Blogger?

Bestselling 17-year-old German writer Helene Hegemann is being accused of plagiarism after it was revealed that her debut novel contains passages lifted from a blog about sex and drugs in Berlin's techno scene. She denies she did anything wrong.
Young German writer Helene Hegemann is at the center of a new literary scandal.

Young German writer Helene Hegemann is at the center of a new literary scandal.

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Translated from the German by Jan Liebelt
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