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Serial's Asia McClain Is Writing a Book About Adnan Syed

Illustration for article titled iSerial/is Asia McClain Is Writing a Book About Adnan Syed

Asia McClain, famous for being a crucial alibi witness in Adnan Syed’s murder trial, is writing a book based on her involvement in the case.

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Confessions of a Serial Alibi is out June 7 under Post Hill Press and in it, according to the publisher’s description, “Asia McClain tells her story for the very first time,” even though she kinda already has several times.

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Nearly 16 years after the case was closed and Syed was sentenced to prison for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, NPR’s Serial podcast re-opened the can of worms. Then, in February, McClain testified for Syed at new court hearings to appeal for a new trial.

McClain tweeted the book cover, which pictures her in what looks like a library, which is juicy because her story is that she saw Syed in the library around the time of the murder. She’s a Serial alibi. Get it?


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Culture Editor, Jezebel

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