Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: agents’ hotlists

The Frankfurt book fair is just around the corner, and David Luxton Associates has some hot new titles that are featured in the Bookseller magazine. These include:

Christoph Biermann

A book on football tactics by one of Germany’s best writers on the sport. Described by player-turned-pundit Thomas Hitzlsperger as one of the most exciting books on football of all time.
Agent: Nick Walters, on behalf of KiWi
Rights: World English (Blink), Germany (KiWi)

My Autobiography
Michael Carrick

The former Manchester United midfielder on what it is like to play for one of the world’s biggest clubs.
Agent: David Luxton
Rights: UK & Commonwealth (Blink)

A Million Minutes
Wolf Kuper

A father’s lyrical account of the million minutes he spent with his infant daughter, who had been diagnosed with a rare illness, and the incredible insights he gained as a result.
Agent: Rebecca Winfield
Rights: UK (Lagom/Bonnier), Germany, France, Korea, Netherlands, Italy

The Way of the Tortoise
Matt Little

A leading sports life coach’s revolutionary approach to success that “substitutes the crash and burn approach of the hare for the more sustainable approach of the tortoise”.
Agent: Nick Walters
Rights: World English (Piatkus), Japan

One-Way Ticket
Jonathan Vaughters

The highly revealing autobiography of one of cycling’s most respected figures, “who has seen it all”.
Agent: David Luxton
Rights: UK & Commonwealth (Quercus), US (Penguin)