At Michael O’Mara Books we specialise in creative and inspired adult non-fiction. Independent, commercial and always on-trend, we are passionate about our books and publish an exciting and varied list – from history and popular science to language; sport and biography to puzzles; gift and humour to craft – that reaches readers across the world.

New Titles


Andrew Morton


The first in-depth biography of the American actress and humanitarian campaigner who will marry Prince Harry in May 2018, written by the world’s best-known royal biographer.When Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were set up by a mutual friend on a blind date in June 2016, little could they know t

How to Behave Badly in Renaissance Britain

Ruth Goodman


Historian and popular TV presenter Ruth Goodman offers up a history of offensive language, insulting gestures, insolent behaviour, brawling and scandal in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries – with practical tips on just how to horrify the neighbours. ‘Ruth is the queen of living his

Audio: Listen to the Emoji Code Podcast

Leigh Alexander speaks to Dr Vyvyan Evans – author of The Emoji Code – about the role the emoji plays in human communication. What’s different about emoji, how can they help us communicate better in the digital age, and where might non textual communication be heading next?

Our Updates

New Job Role: Special Sales Manager, Michael O’Mara Books


This is a fantastic opportunity to join the UK sales team as Special Sales Manager. You will be responsible for managing the non-trade accounts and be our main point of contact for new special sales c

New Job Role: Office Administration Assistant


We’re looking for an enthusiastic and organised Office Administrator to join our busy London office. Closing date: Friday 27th April, 5.30 pm (GMT).