Random House's Profiles In Courage

DIVER GREG LOUGANIS' BEST-seller is the latest in Random House's string of successful autobiographies by athletes afflicted with the AIDS virus. The giant Newhouse-owned publisher is in its ninth printing with Olympic gold medalist Louganis' Breaking the Surface, which also just hit No.1 on The New York Times best-seller list. Similarly, basketball legend Magic Johnson's 1992 memoirs (My Life) and tennis star Arthur Ashe's 1993 book (Days of Grace), published by Random House unit Knopf, were best-sellers.

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