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.

  • Prof talks 'epic fails,' college success - Washington State University Daily Evergreen
    ... here listening to him talk about my work,” Adesope ... year’s Common Reading book, “Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash,” by ...
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  • Lights Out, by Edward Thomas
    Thomas wrote this thought-provoking poem when stationed in France during the war. The poet never made it home after being blown up by a shell at Arras in 1917, the same year he wrote “Lights Out.” The poem uses the notion of sleep and meditation to ...
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  • Book Review: 'A Man and His Mountain' by Edward Humes
    The brutish father, the maniacal work ethic, the adoring college sweetheart he marries ... but let's not confuse it with winemaking. The pivotal moment in "A Man and His Mountain" takes place when Jackson's first vintage of Chardonnay is imperiled by ...
    10/25/2013 - 4:12 am | View Link
  • America’s Love Affair With Garbage
    Slate is published by The Slate Group, a Graham Holdings Company. All contents © 2014 The Slate Group LLC. All rights reserved. Sep 15, 12:25 PM - ALISON GRISWOLD - Moneybox Watch John Oliver Make a Love Actually–Style Plea for Scotland to Stay With ...
    05/23/2012 - 7:45 pm | 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
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  • Mississippi Mud: Southern Justice and the Dixie Mafia ...
    Mississippi Mud: Southern Justice and the Dixie Mafia [Edward Humes] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. NOW UPDATED WITH EXPLOSIVE COURTROOM DETAILS ...
    09/20/2014 - 5:44 pm | View Website
  • 17th and 18th Century Theories of Emotions (Stanford ...
    Acknowledgments. Initial work on these entries was supported by a fellowship from Stanford Humanities Center during the academic year 2002-03, helped by an ...
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  • American RadioWorks
    The 'American dream' has powered the hopes and aspirations of Americans for generations. It began as a plain but revolutionary notion: each person has the right to ...
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  • Economic Espionage Act | Intellectual Property Lawyer
    Read here for reported criminal arrests and convictions made under the espionage act of 1996, prepared and updated by intellectual property lawyer R. Mark Halligan.
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  • Edward Humes
    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and PEN Center USA award, is the author of five books on crime and the criminal justice system, and the new medical thriller, Baby E.R.
    09/19/2014 - 3:14 pm | View Website
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