SubscribeAboutArchive Archive 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 Company Eight The true story of one man’s quest to reform firefighting in America. by Matthew Pearl The Fort of Young Saplings A writer’s quest to understand her connection to a distant people and their history. by Vanessa Veselka The Devil Underground A groundbreaking investigation into the sordid supply chain that produces gold. by Nadja Drost The Trials of White Boy Rick Was one of Detroit’s most notorious criminals really an FBI informant? by Evan Hughes 52 Blue A meditation on what it means to be alone and how we seek meaning from the natural world. by Leslie Jamison A Thousand Pounds of Dynamite The race to stop one of history’s most bizarre extortion plots. by Adam Higginbotham Love for My Enemies A story of friendship and forgiveness in Rwanda. by Lukas Augustin and Niklas Schenck Cloud Racers The story of two rival pilots chasing a dream during the golden age of aviation. by Adam L. Penenberg The Copenhagen Job The inside story of Denmark’s biggest heist. by Line Holm Nielsen The Dead Zoo Gang On the trail of international rhino horn thieves. by Charles Homans Love and Ruin An exhilarating and heartbreaking tale of lives lived to the fullest in one of the world’s most fascinating and forbidding places. by James Verini Queen of the Tokyo Ballroom When Jennifer Sky was 15, she was offered the chance to spend a summer working as a model in Japan. by Jennifer Sky © 2021 The Atavist Magazine. Proudly powered by Newspack by Automattic.