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


Social Butterflies

Michael Sanders and Susannah Hume

£18.99

'Engaging, fact-filled and profoundly illuminating. It's inspiring to read – and it should help make the world a lot better.' Cass Sunstein, author of NudgeThe rise of social media has se…

Somebody's Mother, Somebody's Daughter

Carol Ann Lee

£18.99

Much has been written about the brutal crimes of Peter Sutcliffe, the Yorkshire Ripper, and – thirty-five years after he was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of thirteen women – sc…


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


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.

New Job Role: Sales Operations Executive, Michael O’Mara Books

20/05/2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised sales professional to join our fast-paced, friendly and dynamic sales team. With at least one year’s experience in a sales environment, the successful