"WWE Encyclopedia" makes a stunning debut at No. 10 on the New York Times bestseller list
In the first week of its release, WWE Encyclopedia, a collection of 900 entries profiling WWE personalities from every era, has entered the New York Times bestseller list at No. 10 for April 5, 2009.
WWE Encyclopedia is the only official encyclopedia to chronicle WWE. In addition to its debut on The Times' list, it was also No. 1 on the Sports & Recreation Charts, according to Nielsen Bookscan.
"When WWE came to us looking to publish a reference book that stood up to the energy, visual impact, and drama of WWE's storied history, we knew we would have to produce a book that surpassed the available information online,"explained Gary June, CEO of DK Publishing, WWE Encyclopedia's publisher. "DK's distinctive visual treatment was a perfect match, and the fan response is proving that."
Published to coincide with the 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania, held this Sunday, April 5, at Reliant Stadium in Houston, WWE Encyclopedia is the book the WWE Universe has been anticipating for decades. It truly gets up close and personal with all things WWE, from dynamic Superstars to historic championship events and amazing matches.