Edward Humes' Work Is Rubbish

The author of 'Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash' discusses how he became fascinated with garbage.Edward Humes is a man of eclectic storytelling tastes. A former journalist awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for a series of stories he wrote for the Orange County Register on the military establishment in Southern California, Humes has written 11 nonfiction books on subjects including how the GI Bill transformed the American Dream, Southern justice and the Dixie Mafia, and the juvenile justice system in Los Angeles County.

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    Then there's the vocation itself. Though Mr. Humes describes winemaking as "something ancient, unique, mystical, and profound," the work itself is quite tedious, and poetry doesn't come easily from pruning or fermenting. What does seem a fascinating story ...
    10/25/2013 - 4:12 am | View Link
  • London police search for missing man Edward Linaric
    He is known to commonly wear a black leather coat or a brown heavy coat, blue jeans, and work boots. Police and family are concerned for the welfare of Eddy Linaric.
    04/23/2013 - 8:58 am | View Link
  • 'Garbology' Book By Edward Humes Examines Trash In America
    This is an excerpt from "Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash," an exploration of garbage and its place in America, by Edward Humes. The book is available ... each forming a small piece of a much larger work, sprawling and unique.
    04/30/2012 - 6:51 am | View Link
  • Book Review: Garbology by Edward Humes
    Humes also talks about the big profits ... I'm not sure the rest of us are capable of going that far, but it makes for a hell of a benchmark to work towards. Garbology is a well-written look at the very real problems we face in disposing of our waste.
    04/17/2012 - 7:26 pm | View Link
  • The hand that rocks the cradle pulls the trigger
    Such interesting issues are raised by Women in War, a collection of essays arising from specialist work done by members of the British Commission for Military History. The subtitle is From Home Front to Front Line - and all angles are covered ...
    03/29/2012 - 5:40 pm | View Link
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