Finding the Wild
in a Tame World

How can we reclaim the soul-deepening wildness that grounds us and energizes us when so much of the modern world seems designed to tame us?

In this thrilling memoir of a life spent exploring the most incredible places on Earth—from the Great African Seaforest to the crocodile lairs of the Okavango Delta—Craig Foster reveals how we can attend to the earthly beauty around us and deepen our love for all living things, whether we make our homes in the country, the city, or anywhere in between.

Foster explores his struggles to remain present to life when a disconnection from nature and the demands of his professional life begin to deaden his senses. And his own reliance on nature’s rejuvenating spiritual power is put to the test when catastrophe strikes close to home.

Foster’s lyrical, riveting Amphibious Soul draws on his decades of daily ocean dives, wisdom from Indigenous teachers, and leading-edge science.

Amphibious Soul includes a 16-page tracking journal featuring full color images from Craig Foster, as well as a link to a short film series by Foster.


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Book Tour

Thu, May 16, 2024

Books & Books Coral Gables, FL, in partnership with Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric and Earth Science

7:00 pm

Fri, May 17, 2024

Books & Books Key West, FL

7:00 pm

Mon, May 20, 2024

Mesa Arts Center, Mesa AZ, hosted by Changing Hands

7:00 pm

Wed, May 22, 2024

Bookshop Santa Cruz, in partnership with Seymour Marine Discovery Center and Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

7:00 pm

Thu, May 23, 2024

The Commonwealth Club

6:00 pm

Fri, May 24, 2024

Book Passage Corte Madera, CA

6:00 pm

Thu, May 30, 2024

Emmanuel Centre, London

6:45 pm

Fri, May 31, 2024

Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye UK

8:30 pm