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‘Spirit of Youth’

Frank Beaver finds contemporary relevance in this 1938 film, starring then-heavyweight champ and Detroit icon Joe Louis.

A lesson learned

Opinions are like mentors, says Nicholas Delbanco. We all have them. Some are more agreeable than others.

Shop around the corner

Novelist Nicholas Delbanco pens an ode to readers’ pulp-and-paper Shangri-La: the bookstore.

Gluten mania

Victor Katch helps consumers navigate the medical science and marketing magic behind that gluten-free label.