Friday finds

A fascinating and rather spooky exploration of Chairman Mao’s underground city: a network of tunnels built beneath Beijing in 1969 to protect the city’s inhabitants from the ravages of nuclear war. The tunnels, which were never used and are unknown to most Beijing residents, are now essentially rat-infested sewers, but portions are inhabited — a testament to the city’s growing housing problem.

A hilarious look ahead to the fourth and final Twilight movie.

A scathing review of Cornel West’s new memoir.

Hip-hop star 50 Cent offers four rules of fan engagement.

The new issue of The Biographer’s Craft is here.

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