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.

  • Edward Humes on How Transportation Overkill Is Killing Us
    Edward Humes, 59, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist whose latest ... it’s just one person and this giant machine going to work. We’ve got transportation overkill. I thought there might be a book in that. From the beginning, my task was to avoid ...
    09/12/2016 - 5:03 am | View Link
  • Murderer With a Badge: The Secret Life of a Rogue Cop
    He was content to work the traffic beat and only rarely gave out tickets ... Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Edward Humes explores the lies and psychopathy that enabled Bill Leasure to fool even the most savvy of city prosecutors, his own wife.
    06/11/2016 - 12:57 pm | View Link
  • No Matter How Loud I Shout: A Year In The Life Of Juvenile Court Edward Humes Review by Jewel Schellenberg.
    Whatever was done with them at that time…way back when they were in Juvenile Court, obviously didn’t work. Why? Because our priorities are backwards” (Humes, 1996, p. 129). 7 Cost Cutting our Youth? (Talk about backwards priorities) The budget of ...
    02/25/2014 - 11:00 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.
    04/29/2012 - 6:51 pm | View Link
  • Book Review: Garbology by Edward Humes
    Just in time for the 42nd annual Earth Day, author Edward Humes has published Garbology ... 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 - 11:26 am | View Link
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  • Door to Door — Edward Humes
    Door to Door The magnificent, maddening, mysterious World of transportation. Did you know that your Starbucks coffee beans make a 30,000 mile odyssey before they find ...
    10/25/2016 - 5:34 am | View Website
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  • Garbology — Edward Humes
    Garbology Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash. What is America's largest export, most prodigious product and greatest legacy -- the biggest thing we make?
    10/20/2016 - 1:08 am | View Website
  • Edward Humes on How Transportation Overkill Is Killing Us ...
    Edward Humes in Los Angeles, where the 405 freeway crosses Sunset Boulevard. Credit Ivan Kashinsky for The New York Times . Edward Humes, 59, is a Pulitzer ...
    09/12/2016 - 12:02 pm | View Website
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