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.

  • 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
    The fearful commandant called for a car and escaped with them. Despite her many lovers in the SOE, there was nothing on offer post-war but desk work, which she spurned. She became a stewardess on a liner and was stabbed to death by a jealous fellow steward ...
    12/20/2012 - 5:16 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
  • Author Edward Humes on the Rise of the Eco Barons (Part One)
    In the latest book from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward Humes we meet an eccentric cast of "eco barons," the moniker Humes has given to the new breed of maverick pro-planet crusaders. The troupe includes unsung and under-the-radar eco barons such as ...
    05/20/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
  • 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 ...
    10/30/2014 - 1:50 pm | View Website
  • Mean Justice: Edward Humes: 9780671034276: Amazon.com: Books
    Mean Justice [Edward Humes] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Besieged by murder, rape, and the most vile conspiracies, the all-American town of ...
    10/30/2014 - 2:16 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 ...
    10/29/2014 - 1:44 pm | View Website
  • Edward Humes: Books
    Pulitzer Prize-winning author of 13 nonfiction books, including No Matter How Loud I Shout, Monkey Girl, Mississippi Mud, A Man and His Mountain: The Everyman Who ...
    10/29/2014 - 12:54 pm | View Website
  • Motocrossed
    Motocrossed! is a 2001 Disney Channel Original Movie about a girl named Andrea Carson who loves motocross, despite the fact that her father finds her unsuited for the ...
    10/29/2014 - 3:07 am | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Books News