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 DATES CONFIRMED: Double Karma will be published in the United States on April 18 and in Canada on April 22, 2023.

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




Pope Francis, The Apology, and the optics of performative penitence

Pope Francis, The Apology, and the optics of performative penitence
TRIGGERING SYMBOLISM – Pope Francis dons a traditional headdress for his apology in Maskwacis, Alberta. (Photo by Nathan Denette Canadian Press via Associated Press)

Gosh, that was some “penitential pilgrimage,” wasn’t it? Now that his visit to Canada is over, Pope Francis must be counting his blessings. After all, the historic and long-awaited papal apology on native land—an act of contrition for the ... 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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