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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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Klopp – Bring the Noise by Raphael Honigstein

We are pleased to announce that DLA’s foreign rights department has secured its seventh deal for Klopp – Bring the Noise by Raphael Honigstein. This title has now sold into the USA (Nation...

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The Sports Book Awards 2018

Congratulations to James Montague whose book “The Billionaires Club:  The Unstoppable Rise of Football’s Super-Rich Owners” (Bloomsbury) won Football Book of the Year at this year...

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The Road Cycling Performance Manual by Nikalas Cook (Bloomsbury Sport, June 2018)

Aimed at cyclists who take their riding seriously, The Road Cycling Performance Manual disseminates the most up-to-date training approaches – based on the latest sports-science thinking and the work of the elite cycling teams – to help riders reach their peak level and improve their overall performance.

Written by leading cycling journalist and former Masters Team Pursuit World Champion Nikalas Cook, this authoritative and insightful book provides cyclists with everything they need to know to train and perform at their highest level. Featuring the latest research and practical advice, including the importance of getting the fundamentals of bike set-up, equipment selection and nutrition correct, this expert guide will lead to dramatic improvements to training times and ride performance.

Complete with exclusive contributions from leading cyclists and team coaches from the world of cycling, The Road Cycling Performance Manual will provide riders with the competitive advantage to ensure they move up the race field.