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David Luxton Associates is London-based literary agency that specialises in non-fiction. A market leader in sports writing, our list also includes investigative journalism, nature-writing, memoir, history, popular reference and politics.

Founded by David Luxton in 2011, DLA has grown rapidly over the past seven years and we have been shortlisted for the prestigious Bookseller’s British Book Awards Literary Agent of the Year 2018. We work closely with writers, sports personalities, journalists and new and established authors to provide them with outstanding literary representation both in the UK and internationally.  We can also advise on publishing strategy and provide assistance on developing publishing brands.

DLA draws on a wealth of expertise to provide literary, film, tv and stage rights representation to our clients.  We have introduced new writers from abroad to a British audience, advised and assisted global brands to devise literary strategies for their clients and helped create a number of notable bestselling and prize- winning books.

On the following pages you can find out more about what we do and who we represent.  If you’d like to discuss foreign rights representation then please visit the Rights page on this website.

Follow us on Twitter @dluxassociates.

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Skewed to the Right by Amy Izycky

‘Skewed to the Right’ by Amy Izycky is now live on the Unbound website! You can make a pledge towards this important book by following this link - https://unbound.com/books/skewed-to-the-r...

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The Jersey: The All Blacks: The Secrets Behind the World’s Most Successful Team

We are very excited at the release of The Jersey: The All Blacks: The Secrets Behind the World’s Most Successful Team. You can listen to this interview with the author Peter Bills on Macquarie S...

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Latest publications

August has seen the publication of some fantastic new titles from some very esteemed DLA authors. Jonathan Wilson’s highly anticipated new book, The Barcelona Legacy is out now. You can also kee...

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The Barcelona Way: Unlocking the DNA of a Winning Culture by Damian Hughes (Macmillan, August 2018)

FC Barcelona are one of the most successful football clubs in the world. What makes FCB unique is the winning culture that has delivered sustained success for much longer than the customary four-year cycle of an elite team. Lying at the very heart of their success is how they deal with people and the care and attention given to the environment in which those people are nurtured: practices which are of equal relevance to all organizations trying to channel the activities of their talented individuals for the corporate good.

Drawing on interviews with key architects of the culture, as well as his own extensive experience as a sports psychologist working with leading sports and business institutions, Damian Hughes provides unique insights into the crucial issues confronting the modern corporate environment, and shows how the lessons learnt at FC Barcelona can also be applied to develop your own winning culture.