WWE Books
TypeSubsidiary
IndustryPublishing
Founded1999; 23 years ago (1999) in Stamford, Connecticut, United States
Headquarters,
United States
Key people
Executive vice president and ublisher Louise Burke
Vice president and associate publisher Scott Shannon
ProductsBooks
OwnerWWE

WWE Books is a subsidiary of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., created in 2002 to publish autobiographies of and fiction based on WWE personalities, behind-the-scenes guides to WWE, illustrated books, calendars, young adult books, and other general nonfiction books. The majority of WWE Books are published by Pocket Books, part of the Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group. Simon & Schuster UK and Simon & Schuster Australia are the publishers of WWE books in the United Kingdom and Australia. Simon & Schuster publish multiple titles yearly, based on the personalities, programming, storylines, and other topics of interest to WWE and its fans.[1]

In 2014, WWE Books and DK Publishing entered a multi-year publishing partnership to distribute and market WWE book releases on a global scale. The agreement also included digital and various subsidiary rights. DK has published a variety of titles including commemorative books, sticker books, historical guides, autobiographies and encyclopedias.[2]

WWE Books are published in hardcover and large print editions, trade and mass market paperback, in audio on cassette and compact disc, and in eBook editions.

Books published by WWE Books

Fiction

Novelizations

Children's Books

Encyclopedias

Autobiographies

Title Author
Adam Copeland on Edge Edge
Batista Unleashed Batista
Cheating Death, Stealing Life: The Eddie Guerrero Story Eddie Guerrero
It's True! It's True! Kurt Angle
The Rock Says The Rock
If they only knew Chyna
"Classy" Freddie Blassie: Listen, You Pencil Neck Geeks Freddie Blassie
Controversy Creates Ca$h Eric Bischoff
The Hardcore Diaries Mick Foley
Foley Is Good: And the Real World Is Faker Than Wrestling Mick Foley
Have a Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks Mick Foley
Cross Rhodes Goldust
The Hardy Boyz: Exist 2 Inspire Matt & Jeff Hardy
Heartbreak & Triumph: The Shawn Michaels Story Shawn Michaels
Hollywood Hulk Hogan Hulk Hogan
It's Good to Be the King...Sometimes Jerry Lawler
Lita: A Less Traveled R.O.A.D.--The Reality of Amy Dumas Lita
The Stone Cold Truth Stone Cold Steve Austin
Superstar Billy Graham: Tangled Ropes Superstar Billy Graham
Tajiri: The Japanese Buzzsaw (Japan release only) Yoshihiro Tajiri
Ted DiBiase: The Million Dollar Man Ted DiBiase
To Be the Man Ric Flair
Walking a Golden Mile William Regal
The Unauthorized History of DX Triple H & Shawn Michaels
Rey Mysterio: Behind the Mask Rey Mysterio
YES!: My Improbable Journey to the Main Event of WrestleMania Daniel Bryan
Accepted: How the First Gay Superstar Changed WWE Pat Patterson
Second Nature: The Legacy of Ric Flair and the Rise of Charlotte Charlotte Flair and Ric Flair
There's No Such Thing as a Bad Kid: How I went from Stereotype to Prototype Titus O'Neil
Mayor Kane: My Life in Wrestling and Politics Kane
A Chosen Destiny Drew McIntyre

Miscellaneous

See also

References

  1. ^ "WWE and Simon & Schuster Announce New Publishing Partnership". World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. May 27, 2001. Retrieved January 28, 2018.
  2. ^ "DK Publishing and WWE Announce Global Partnership". World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. January 22, 2014. Retrieved January 28, 2018.