Books by Giles Foden

TURBULENCE by Giles Foden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 20, 2010

"Well-crafted scientific and philosophical speculation dominates a less consistent plotline, making for thought-provoking if only patchily gripping reading."
The fourth novel by the prize-winning author of The Last King of Scotland (1998) considers the application of science to warfare via a young man's journey of expiation. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: April 7, 2005

"Pleasant and engaging—as historical document, travel journal and film footnote."
A compact history of a little-known WWI battle that inspired a well-known film. Read full book review >
THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND by Giles Foden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 10, 1998

"Lurid and delightful, written with wit and real maturity. (First serial rights to Granta)"
A remarkable debut novel by British journalist Foden (The Guardian), who describes—in the best Conradian tones—an idealistic young physician's descent into the maelstrom of Idi Amin's Uganda. Read full book review >