Sunday Times bestselling author Vernon Coleman has written over 100 books which have sold over two million copies in the UK alone.

His UK publishers include: PAN, Penguin, Corgi, Arrow, Star, Mandarin, Macmillan, Century, Thames and Hudson, and Sidgwick and Jackson. His books have been translated into 25 languages and sell in over 50 countries.

His novels include Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War (which has been turned into a film starring Pauline Collins, Peter Capaldi and John Alderton), Mrs Caldicot's Knickerbocker Glory, The Man Who Inherited a Golf Course, The Village Cricket Tour, Deadline, Paris in my Springtime and It's Never Too Late? 

His books on cats include Alice's Diary, Alice's Adventures, Cat Fables, Cat Tales and We Love Cats. 

His medical bestsellers include Bodypower, Mindpower, Food for Thought, How To Stop Your Doctor Killing You, Superbody and Coleman's Laws. The global bestseller Bodypower was voted one of the top 100 books by British readers.

His books on politics include England Our England, Living In A Fascist Country, Gordon is a Moron, The OFPIS File, What Happens Next? Oil Apocalypse, and 2020. 

He has also written The 100 Greatest Englishmen and Englishwomen and the Bilbury series of books along with a series of diaries which started with The Diary of a Disgruntled Man. All are available as ebooks on Amazon.

Many of Vernon Coleman's books have been in bestseller lists around the world. Early Top Ten bestsellers included Bodypower (Sunday Times 3.4.83), (Daily Mail 18.3.83), (Bookseller 16.4.83) and Life Without Tranquilisers (Sunday Times 24.3.85).

Vernon Coleman's books have been serialised in newspapers and magazines all over the world and many have been turned into television and radio series. He was the Television Doctor on British television and the first agony uncle on the BBC.

Dr Coleman is a general practitioner principal and a former Professor of Holistic Medical Sciences at the International Open University in Sri Lanka. He has an honorary DSc. He has given evidence to the House of Commons and the House of Lords in the UK.

By the year 2020 there will be a holocaust, not caused by a plutonium plume but by greed, medical ambition and political opportunism. This is the latest vision of Vernon Coleman, an articulate and prolific medical author... this disturbing book detects diseases in the whole way we deliver health care.

Sunday Times (1988)

... the issues explores he explores are central to the health of the nation.

Nursing Times

It is not necessary to accept his conclusion to be able to savour his decidedly trenchant comments on todays medicine... a book to stimulate and to make one argue.

British Medical Journal

As a writer of medical bestsellers, Dr Vernon Colemans aim is to shock us out of our complacency... its impossible not to be impressed by some of his arguments.

Western Daily Press

Controversial and devastating

Publishing News

Dr Coleman produces mountains of evidence to justify his outrageous claims.

Edinburgh Evening News

Dr Coleman lays about him with an uncompromising verbal scalpel, dipped in vitriol, against all sorts of sacred medical cows.

Exeter Express and Echo

Vernon Coleman writes brilliant books.

The Good Book Guide

No thinking person can ignore him. This is why he has been for over 20 years one of the worlds leading advocates on human and animal rights in relation to health. Long may it continue.

The Ecologist

The calmest voice of reason comes from Dr Vernon Coleman.

The Observer

A godsend.

Daily Telegraph

Dr Vernon Coleman has justifiably acquired a reputation for being controversial, iconoclastic and influential.

General Practitioner


Independent on Sunday


The People

Compulsive reading.

The Guardian

His message is important.

The Economist

Hes the Lone Ranger, Robin Hood and the Equalizer rolled into one.

Glasgow Evening Times

The man is a national treasure.

What Doctors Dont Tell You

His advice is optimistic and enthusiastic.

British Medical Journal

Revered guru of medicine.

Nursing Times

Gentle, kind and caring

Western Daily Press

His trademark is that he doesn't mince words. Far funnier than the usual tone of soupy piety you get from his colleagues.

The Guardian

Dr Coleman is one of our most enlightened, trenchant and sensitive dispensers of medical advice.

The Observer

Vernon Coleman is a leading medical authority and known to millions through his writing, broadcasting and bestselling books.

Womans Own

His book Bodypower is one of the most sensible treatises on personal survival that has ever been published.

Yorkshire Evening Post

One of the countrys top health experts.

Womans Journal

Dr Coleman is crusading for a more complete awareness of what is good and bad for our bodies. In the course of that he has made many friends and some powerful enemies.

Western Morning News

Dr Vernon Coleman is one of our most enlightened, trenchant and sensible dispensers of medical advice.

The Observer

The most influential medical writer in Britain. There can be little doubt that Vernon Coleman is the peoples doctor.

Devon Life

The medical expert you cant ignore.

Sunday Independent

A literary genius.

HSL Newsletter

I would much rather spend an evening in his company than be trapped for five minutes in a radio commentary box with Mr Geoffrey Boycott.

Peter Tinniswood, Punch

Hard hitting... inimitably forthright.

Hull Daily Mail

Refreshingly forthright.

Liverpool Daily Post

Outspoken and alert.

Sunday Express

The man with a mission.

Morning News

A good read... very funny and packed with interesting and useful advice.

The Big Issue

Dr Coleman gains in stature with successive books

Coventry Evening Telegraph

Dr Coleman made me think again.

BBC World Service

Marvellously succinct, refreshingly sensible.

The Spectator

The living terror of the British medical establishment. A doctor of science as well as a medical graduate. Dr Coleman is probably one of the most brilliant men alive today. His extensive medical knowledge renders him fearless.

Irish Times

His future as King of the media docs is assured.

The Independent

Britains leading medical author.

The Star

His advice is practical and readable.

Northern Echo

The laymans champion.

Evening Herald

All commonsense and no nonsense.

Health Services Management

One of Britains leading experts.

Slimmer Magazine

The only three things I always read before the programme are Andrew Rawnsley in the Observer, Peter Hitchens in the Mail and Dr Vernon Coleman in The People. Or, if Im really up against it, just Vernon Coleman.

Eddie Mair, Presenter on BBCs Radio Four

Dr Coleman is more illuminating than the proverbial lady with the lamp

Company Magazine

Britains leading health care campaigner.

The Sun

What he says is true.


Perhaps the best known health writer for the general public in the world today.

The Therapist

The patients champion. The doctor with the common touch.

Birmingham Post

A persuasive writer whose arguments, based on research and experience, are sound.

Nursing Standard

Coleman is controversial but respected and has been described in the British press as the sharpest mind in medial journalism and the calmest voice of reason.

Animals Today

Vernon Coleman... rebel with a cause.

Belfast Newsletter

... presents the arguments against drug based medicine so well, and disturbs a harmful complacency so entertainingly.

Alternative News

He is certainly someone whose views are impossible to ignore, with his passionate advocacy of human and animal rights.

International Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine

The doctor who dares to speak his mind.

Oxford Mail

Dr Coleman speaks openly and reassuringly.

Oxford Times

He writes lucidly and wittily.

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