The indictment of I. Lewis Libby has had one unintended benefit for the former top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney: The resurrection of his once forgotten literary career.

Used copies of his 1996 novel, “The Apprentice,” a thriller set in Japan that includes references to bestiality, pedophilia and rape, have been offered for as high as $2,400 on Now, publisher St. Martin’s Press has decided to bring the book back into print, announcing a new run of 25,000 copies.