Wrestling Lit. 101

BUT IS THE PEN MIGHTIER THAN THE BODY SLAM? With all the shouting at wrestling matches, you might miss the cries of "Author! Author!" But wrestling lit is getting so popular that Jesse Ventura has signed up for a second round, to be released by Pocket Books in September. To get you up to speed on the chair-wielding set's literary pursuits, a primer:

The Rock Says...

Author The Rock, a.k.a. Dwayne Johnson

Real author Joe Layden

Writer's muse Shakespeare, the Rock

Highest accolade No. 1 on New York Times nonfiction best-seller list

Painful formative event Senior-year back blow dooms NFL dreams


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