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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    ... 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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  • An intelligence expert's devastating verdict: Leaks by Edward Snowden and the Guardian have put British hostages in even greater peril
    But the Americans don’t know either. Why not? I believe this is very largely the work of one man, and of one British newspaper — Edward Snowden and The Guardian. In June 2013, Snowden — a former contractor for the U.S. National Security Agency ...
    09/23/2014 - 6:00 pm | View Link
  • 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
  • '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
  • Eco Barons by Edward Humes
    until the last tree is felled and the last well runs dry. Humes’ millionaires are so atypical as to be, in a way, sociopaths. If these people are barons, it’s a peerage of hard work, of walking the walk. Meanwhile, examples like Galvin and Suckling ...
    04/18/2009 - 6:30 pm | View Link
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  • Edward Humes: About
    In my books, I try to take readers inside worlds most don’t get to visit or see close up on their own. My first stories were about crime — real-life murder ...
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  • Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash by Edward ...
    I encountered this book by chance when part of the NPR interview of Edward Humes, author of Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash caught my attention.
    09/30/2014 - 5:50 am | View Website
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    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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    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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