"Something Borrowed"

Malcolm Gladwell's "Something Borrowed" explores a plagiarism charge in some complexity, identifying ambiguities. So why didn't she credit me and Lewis? How could she have been so meticulous about accuracy but not about attribution? Lavery didn't have an answer. 'I thought it was O.K. to use it,' she said with an embarrassed shrug. 'It never occurred to me to ask you. I thought it was news.'