Client Highlights

How To Stop Fascism

Paul Mason

How To Stop Fascism

Paul Mason

Allen Lane

You Are Beautiful and You Are Alone

Jennifer Otter Bickerdike

You Are Beautiful and You Are Alone

Jennifer Otter Bickerdike


The Madness of Crowds

Douglas Murray

The Madness of Crowds

Douglas Murray



Will Sergeant


Will Sergeant


Free Speech And Why It Matters

Andrew Doyle

Free Speech And Why It Matters

Andrew Doyle

Little Brown

Stories For Boys Who Dare To Be Different

Ben Brooks

Stories For Boys Who Dare To Be Different

Ben Brooks


Decline and Fail

John Crace

Decline and Fail

John Crace

Guardian Faber Publishing

Client News

Fleet Reveals Cover For Seamas O’Reilly’s Memoir

March 27, 2021

Thrilled to reveal the cover and date for Did Ye Hear Mammy Died?, a memoir of childhood in 90s Derry with a widowed dad, ten siblings, 800 films taped off the telly, and at least one relatively notable IRA bomb.


The legendary rock critic Nick Kent is back with his first novel The Unstable Boys

February 13, 2021

Nick Kent, who is as close as British music journalism ever came to producing a legend, finally stopped writing about rock in 2007. “There was really nothing around that sparked my imagination,” he tells me. “There was no mystery, and …


Paul Mason’s New Book ‘ How To Stop Fascism’ Sold To Allen Lane

October 6, 2020

Allen Lane will publish Paul Mason’s How to Stop Fascism, an “original and challenging history of fascism and guide to resisting it”, in spring 2021….


The Madness of Crowds by Douglas Murray is a Sunday Times Bestseller

September 29, 2020

The new and expanded paperback edition of The Madness of Crowds went into the Sunday Times bestseller list at #5 and has now been in the top 10 for 3 weeks…


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About Us

The Hamilton Agency is a literary agency based in Holland Park in London. It was founded March 2019 by Matthew Hamilton, who was an agent with Aitken Alexander Associates for over twelve years. Previously he was a Publishing Director and Board member at Bloomsbury, and Editorial Director at 4th Estate.

Matthew Hamilton has represented bestsellers such as The Madness of Crowds by Douglas Murray, Postcapitalism by Paul Mason and Stories For Boys Who Dare To Be Different by Ben Brooks. He has a particular interest in politics and current affairs, music, narrative non-fiction, memoir, biography, sport and entertainment.

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