SubscribeAboutArchive Archive 2022 Select year 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 A Crime Beyond Belief A Harvard-trained lawyer was convicted of committing bizarre home invasions. Psychosis may have compelled him to do it. But in a case that became a public sensation, he wasn’t the… by Katia Savchuk The Caregivers An imprisoned artist, the couple who saved his life, and the extraordinary gift he gave in return. by Kelly Loudenberg The Voyagers In 1945, a father and his young son set out across the frigid Bering Strait, fleeing Soviet Russia in search of a better life in America. Neither knew how perilous… by Bill Donahue The Shadow and The Ghost A woman who called herself Reverend Mother claimed that she could perform miracles. The price was her followers’ adoration and obedience—and in some cases their lives. by Christine Grimaldi © 2022 The Atavist Magazine. Proudly powered by Newspack by Automattic.