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App Description

The Atavist Magazine produces one blockbuster nonfiction story a month, generally between 5,000 and 30,000 words. Atavist stories are cinematic tales built off of in-depth reporting and writing from the best journalists and essayists out there. In four years we’ve been nominated for eight National Magazine Awards (and won once) and an Emmy, among many other reporting, writing, and design accolades.

The Atavist Magazine brings you riveting true tales of adventures, love stories, and lives well lived. From a too-wild-to-believe yarn about a band of high school students turned drug smugglers, to the story of a whale that sings at a frequency inaudible to other members of its species, The Atavist Magazine offers original stories you won’t find anywhere else. It’s one of BuzzFeed’s “16 Super Useful Apps Every Commuter Needs,” and an experience that reviewers from Gizmodo to The New York Times have lauded as the future of storytelling.

To find out more about us and our authors, please visit us at magazine.atavist.com. We welcome feedback at [email protected]

Support notes:

* If you have an Atavist account that you have created here or on the Web at magazine.atavist.com, you can access your library of purchased stories by tapping “log in” on the footer.

* Any queries, large and small, can be sent to [email protected]


Subscription and Subscriber’s Automatic-Renewal Feature information: Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. Your subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. Your iTunes account will automatically be charged at the same price for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current three-month period unless you change your subscription preferences in iTunes. You can manage your subscription through your iTunes Account Settings after purchase.

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App Changes

  • January 17, 2012 New version 1.06
  • January 28, 2012 New version 1.07
  • August 09, 2012 New version 1.08
  • September 18, 2012 New version 1.09
  • November 05, 2012 New version 1.10
  • November 28, 2012 New version 1.11
  • January 23, 2013 New version 1.12
  • April 20, 2013 New version 1.13
  • June 23, 2013 New version 1.14.1
  • October 06, 2013 New version 1.15
  • January 03, 2014 New version 1.16
  • January 16, 2014 New version 1.17
  • March 21, 2014 New version 1.18
  • April 05, 2014 New version 1.19
  • May 18, 2014 New version 1.20
  • June 24, 2014 New version 1.21
  • August 01, 2014 New version 1.22
  • September 03, 2014 New version 1.23
  • October 01, 2014 New version 1.24
  • November 03, 2014 New version 1.25
  • April 16, 2015 New version 2.0.3

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