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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 memoir, history, popular reference and politics.

Founded by David Luxton in 2011, DLA has grown rapidly over the past five years. We work closely with sports personalities, journalists, new and established authors to provide them with outstanding representation both at home and globally.

DLA also offers international rights representation for our clients and for a selected number of fellow literary agents and publishers both here in the UK and overseas.

We have introduced new writers from abroad to a British audience, negotiated film and television deals for our 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.



“Watching the Wheels” Number One Bestseller

Massive congratulations to Damon Hill, who’s autobiography Watching the Wheels is the Sunday Times Number One non-fiction bestseller for this week. This is a huge accolade and very much deserved...

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September Publishing appoints DLA as their Foreign Rights partner

We are delighted to announce that we are now representing the US and Translation rights for September Publishing – an independent publishing house that specialises in exceptional non-fiction fro...

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Michael O’Mara wins joint autobiography from Olympians Trott and Kenny

Michael O’Mara has won a “hotly contested” auction to publish the official autobiography of Olympians Laura Trott and Jason Kenny, who between them have won 10 gold medals, five of w...

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Watching The Wheels: My Autobiography

By Damon Hill (Macmillan, September 2016)

2016 marks the twentieth anniversary of Damon Hill’s coronation as Formula One World Champion. For the first time ever he tells the story of his journey through the last golden era of the sport when he took on the greats including Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher and emerged victorious as World Champion in 1996, stepping out of the shadow of his legendary father Graham Hill.

Away from the grid, Watching the Wheels: My Autobiography is an astonishingly candid account of what it was like to grow up as the son of one of the country’s most famous racing drivers. It also tells the unflinching story of dealing with the grief and chaos that followed his father’s tragically early death in an aircraft accident in 1975, when Damon was 15 years old.

Courageously honest, and hugely rewarding, Watching the Wheels is a return to the last golden era of F1 racing, whose image still burns ferociously for those who love the sport for what it reveals about human skill in the face or near certain death.