I have just finished a conversation with my literary agent, and I have wonderful news. My first two books, Spirituality and The Aspiring Mystic, both of which have been out of print for several years, have just been picked up by a new publisher that is specializing in reprinting books by living authors.
Spirituality will come out first, hopefully within the next few months. It will feature a new foreword that I will be writing, new cover design, and probably a new sub-title (I never did like the book’s original subtitle, which was chosen by the publisher). The Aspiring Mystic will not come out until the fall or even next spring; for this book we’re considering doing a complete revision so that it will be more of a companion piece to my forthcoming new book on Christian mysticism which is scheduled for a 2009 publication from a different publisher. It will also feature a new foreword and cover design, and will be entirely re-typeset for the new edition.
For an author, seeing books go out of print is like losing touch with your children. So having them come back into print is truly a blessing. Even better, thanks to the direction that publishing is going, this pretty much means these titles will remain in print indefinitely.
In case you just can’t wait for the new editions, used copies of both books are still available through Amazon, generally for embarrassingly low prices. Click on the images of the books to get your copies now.