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.

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Everything That Makes Us Human

Jay Jayamohan

£16.99

‘There are two ways to open a child’s head. The pretty way and the quick way. Usually I shave the hair, use a scalpel to nick the skin then apply an electro-cautery device to burn down to bone…

Poems to Learn by Heart

Ana Sampson

£12.99

'Paths of glory', 'Theirs not to reason why', 'When you are old and grey and full of sleep', 'A handful of dust', 'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day'.These…

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National Poetry Day at 25: Michael O’Mara Books to launch new poetry podcast

16/07/2019

Michael O’Mara Books and Forward Arts Foundation launch new poetry podcast to mark the publication of Tell Me the Truth About Life, in celebration of National Poetry Day’s 25th anniversary.

Michael O’Mara Books to publish biography of Margaret Beaufort by historian Nicola Tallis

22/05/2019

Michael O’Mara Books is to publish the first comprehensive popular biography in over thirty years of Margaret Beaufort by critically acclaimed historian Nicola Tallis.