Zimmerman book dies after Twitter campaign


By Heather Kelly, CNN

(CNN) — A woman known as Juror B37 thought writing an anonymous book about her experiences on the George Zimmerman trial was a good idea.

Many people, including a powerful and tireless group of outraged Twitter users, thought otherwise.

News reports surfaced Monday morning that the woman, who gave an exclusive interview that night with CNN’s Anderson Cooper about her experiences on the six-woman Zimmerman jury, had signed with a literary agent and was working on a book proposal about the trial. The agent was identified as Sharlene Martin, who has worked on such other post-trial tomes as O.J. Simpson’s “If I Did It” and Mary Jo Buttafuoco’s “Getting It Through My Thick Skull.”

Then came the Twitter backlash, led by 29-year-old New Yorker Genie Lauren, who goes by @MoreAndAgain on Twitter. Lauren saw the juror’s interview on CNN and decided to take action.

“I was…

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Posted on July 17, 2013, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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