1. It’s the most adorable animal you’ve never heard of: the tree kangaroo. Join Matthew Power on his journey to find a new species of elusive macropod on the remote Pacific island of New Britain in Island of Secrets for just $2.99. Or better yet, Subscribe to The Atavist for a regular dose of fascinating true stories that stimulate all of the senses.

    It’s the most adorable animal you’ve never heard of: the tree kangaroo. Join Matthew Power on his journey to find a new species of elusive macropod on the remote Pacific island of New Britain in Island of Secrets for just $2.99. Or better yet, Subscribe to The Atavist for a regular dose of fascinating true stories that stimulate all of the senses.

  2. Matt Power scales Notre Dame with the City of Light’s most daring urban explorers. 
Read about his hunt for a rare tree kangaroo in Island of Secrets. 

    Matt Power scales Notre Dame with the City of Light’s most daring urban explorers. 

    Read about his hunt for a rare tree kangaroo in Island of Secrets

  3. Longform Podcast: Matthew Power

    One of our favorite adventure writers (who also happens to be an Atavist author) discusses some of his favorite stories. 

    Might we also recommend reading Island of Secrets?

  4. "A hybrid of narrative nonfiction that succeeds in bringing the journalistic and scientific process to life."
Download the Universe reviews Island of Secrets. 

    "A hybrid of narrative nonfiction that succeeds in bringing the journalistic and scientific process to life."

    Download the Universe reviews Island of Secrets

  5. I observed to John Lane that a bunch of Californian college kids in the middle of a jungle sounded like the archetypical setup of a 1970s exploitation movie.

    — Excerpt from "Island of Secrets" published on The Awl

  6. Slate: The Geologist in the Jungle  →

    New Britain

    In Island of Secrets, Matt Power journeys to Papua New Guinea and joins a geologist’s quest to find a rare tree kangaroo, the discovery of which might save an island’s endangered forests.