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.

  • Garbage as our alter ego - The Hindu
    It is ironical, Edward Humes tells us in his book Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash ... to expect the places they live, work, play, and
    10/19/2014 - 10:42 am | View Link
  • NEWS FEED - Palos Verdes news
    ... for the event was Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Edward Humes, whose book ... “Through their work in the areas of environmental
    10/15/2014 - 7:22 am | View Link
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  • Book Review: 'A Man and His Mountain' by Edward Humes
    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
  • 'I had 89 brothers and sisters' Children's minister Edward Timpson reveals why he is going to free children from the adoption mire
    Over the next few hours, I got used to the idea and came out of my room. I’m the youngest of three children and with my father out at work all day and the children at school, my mother needed to fill the void. She’d been a nursery nurse and nanny ...
    01/26/2013 - 12:51 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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  • 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 ...
    10/25/2014 - 6:21 pm | View Website
  • Mississippi Mud: Southern Justice and the Dixie Mafia by ...
    Humes, Edward. Mississippi Mud: a True Story from a Corner of the South (1994)**** Unflinching portrait of a corrupt town This comes across like something from the ...
    10/25/2014 - 11:26 am | 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 ...
    10/25/2014 - 9:45 am | View Website
  • Edward Feser: The pointlessness of Jerry Coyne
    People have asked me to comment on the recent spat between Jerry Coyne and Ross Douthat. As longtime readers of this blog know from bitter experience ...
    10/25/2014 - 9:02 am | View Website
  • Amazon.com: Edward Humes: Books, Biography, Blog ...
    Visit Amazon.com's Edward Humes Page and shop for all Edward Humes books and other Edward Humes related products (DVD, CDs, Apparel). Check out pictures, bibliography ...
    10/25/2014 - 4:02 am | View Website
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