Client Highlights

Did Ye Hear Mammy Died?

Seamas O'Reilly

Did Ye Hear Mammy Died?

Seamas O'Reilly


The War On The West

Douglas Murray

The War On The West

Douglas Murray


Ten Thousand Apologies

Adelle Stripe and Lias Saoudi

Ten Thousand Apologies

Adelle Stripe and Lias Saoudi

White Rabbit

Themes For Great Cities

Graeme Thomson

Themes For Great Cities

Graeme Thomson


Free Speech And Why It Matters

Andrew Doyle

Free Speech And Why It Matters

Andrew Doyle


Hybrid Humans

Harry Parker

Hybrid Humans

Harry Parker

Profile / Wellcome

Client News

Seamas O’Reilly Wins Best Biography at the Irish Book Awards

December 7, 2021

Congratulations to Séamas O’Reilly, whose in-demand memoir ‘Did Ye Hear Mammy Died?’ has won Dubray Biography of the Year at the prestigious An Post Irish Book Awards…



November 17, 2021

Read Ash Sarkar in conversation with Paul Mason about his new book ‘How To Stop Fascism: History, Ideology, Resistance’ here:


‘Did Ye Hear Mammy Died?’ is shortlisted for Best Biography at the Irish Book Awards

October 26, 2021

Congratulations to Seamas O’Reilly for his shortlist nomination at the Irish Book Awards. If you enjoyed reading his memoir you can vote for it at:


HarperNonFiction and Broadside Scoop Douglas Murray’s ‘War on the West’

October 18, 2021

“The War on the West will be one of the most widely discussed books of 2022, cementing Murray as one of the world’s foremost political writers.” Read more:


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About Us

The Hamilton Agency is a literary agency based in Holland Park in London. It was founded in 2019 by Matthew Hamilton, who was previously an agent with Aitken Alexander Associates, and a Publishing Director and Board member at Bloomsbury.

Matthew Hamilton represents serious and popular non-fiction, with a particular interest in politics and current affairs, music, narrative non-fiction, memoir, biography, football and entertainment. Bestselling titles include The Madness of Crowds by Douglas Murray, Postcapitalism by Paul Mason, Stories For Boys Who Dare To Be Different by Ben Brooks  Bunnyman by Will Sergeant, and Did Ye Hear Mammy Died? by Seamas O’Reilly. 

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