From, May 27, 2021:

Cormorant Books’ Marc Côté has acquired world, dramatic, and audio rights to Daniel Gawthrop’s Double Karma. The first novel from the five-time nonfiction author is described as the story of an American who travels to his father’s native land of Burma in 1988 to learn about his roots and photograph the country. Caught up in the pro-democracy movement, he becomes increasingly involved in the student political uprising and finds himself on the battlefield, face-to-face with an enemy who looks just like him. Publication is expected for March 2023.”

What’s been said about Daniel’s other books…




Reading in 2021: A selection

Reading in 2021: A selection

After a first pandemic year in which I buried myself in novels and non-fiction for much of the time I wasn’t working, I didn’t expect to read more books in 2021. But that’s what happened. What follows is a sampling, with the usual eclectic mix of subject matter. If you’re looking for titles about the world’s biggest health issue, though, you’ve come ... Read More >


About Daniel Gawthrop

Daniel Gawthrop is the author of five non-fiction books including The Rice Queen Diaries, which was shortlisted for a ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award and an Independent Publishers Award (best biography/memoir), and The Trial of Pope Benedict: Joseph Ratzinger and the Vatican’s Assault on Reason, Compassion, and Human Dignity. He lives in New Westminster, B.C., traditional Coast Salish territory of the Qayqayt First Nation.

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