| Jun 3, 2009
Anthony Bourdain didn't invent the chef memoir, but he revolutionized it. And judging by the latest crop of books, I'd say he has a lot to answer for.
In the old days, chef stories followed a pretty staid outline: childhood in sunny France, first job,...
| Nov 22, 2009
When I was 12, I emerged from an intense depression by imagining the book I'd write about the things that had caused me to take to my bed.
I remember crossing the field from the library to our small apartment and starting to compose the story in my head....
| Jan 8, 2012
Longtime readers of Orlando Sentinel editorials might think they've awakened in the Twilight Zone.
The Sentinel's editorial board has had some epic disagreements with hotelier Harris Rosen. Over a light-rail system between downtown Orlando and...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Next week, the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans (www.horatioalger.org) will celebrate its 65th anniversary. I confess I did not know of its existence until I read their ad in an airline magazine. I am familiar with Horatio Alger, the...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Former Gov. Ehrlich's column illustrates clearly what is wrong with today's GOP ("No, Mr. President, nobody else 'made that happen,'" July 23).
Mr. Ehrlich rightly acknowledges that "no person achieves success in a given field or endeavor without some...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 1:13 PM
For 3/4 of United States history we operated as merit based communities. The adage of "working hard and playing by the rules" was last used by Bill Clinton and coined by American novelist Horatio Alger who wrote that success was achieved by "…...
| May 10, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Next month, the Costa Mesa City Council will take a formal position regarding the proposed controversial expansion of the San Diego (405) Freeway through Costa Mesa. It is critical for the residents to become educated and speak out about what impact...
| Apr 1, 2010
| 11:50 AM
The story of Fred Harvey's dovetails with America's expansion westward, the modernization of the U.S. through the railroad, and a time when business was done with a handshake and an empire could be born with a dream. Harvey's Horatio Alger life takes...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 3:42 PM
Head football coaches are often referred to figuratively as CEOs of a program or franchise. Virginia's fledgling United Football League franchise took the unusual step of hiring a CEO as its first head coach.
Joe Moglia, who gave up a promsing coaching...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Webster Area High School senior Olivia Siglin has been selected as one of the 2011 Horatio Alger South Dakota winners.
The scholarship is a tribute to students who have demonstrated determination and hard work. Siglin is an honor student and involved in...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 8:53 AM
Emily Targonski, of Ellicott City, received a leadership scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year from the Trustees of the Former Agents of the FBI Foundation. She is a graduate of Mount de Sales Academy.
Frank Ugboh, of Laurel, received a $2,500...