Embedded Player Guest Host Melissa Block talks with Thomas Mallon, author of Stolen Words: Forays into the Origins and Ravages of Plagiarism, about the discovery of plagiarism by well-known authors such as Steven Ambrose, and research techniques which should help avoid the problem. (4:30) Stolen Words is published by Harvest Books, April 2001. Mallon is also author of the Mrs. Paine's Garage and the Murder of John F. Kennedy, published this month by Pantheon Books.