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.

  • Carole Allen to be honored for her work protecting sea turtles - Galveston County Daily News
    Carole and her work have been the focus of numerous ... “O” magazine and in a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Edward Humes entitled “Eco Barons
    09/24/2015 - 4:59 am | View Link
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  • 'Eco Barons: The Dreamers, Schemers and Millionaires Who Are Saving Our Planet' by Edward Humes
    And yet by invoking the industrial barons of the 19th century -- the dangerous men who amassed inconceivable wealth in railroads, real estate, steel -- Humes' title creates the expectation that his subjects will be farsighted ecopreneurs, who are profiting ...
    05/10/2014 - 6:02 pm | View Link
  • 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 ...
    10/24/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Bring Your Questions for Edward Humes, author of Garbology
    The journalist Edward Humes is also fascinated with trash. His new book Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash is about the 102 tons of garbage the average American produces in a lifetime. Humes writes about what’s in our trash, how different ...
    05/28/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • 'Garbology' Book By Edward Humes Examines Trash In America
    Every cut, every shave, every subtle drag of his blade has a purpose, each forming a small piece of a much larger work, sprawling and unique. His peers call him Big Mike, for he is a mountain of a man, shaved head set like an amiable boulder atop broad ...
    04/29/2012 - 6:51 pm | 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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  • Jedward
    John and Edward Grimes (born 16 October 1991 in Dublin, Ireland), known professionally as Jedward, are an Irish singing and television presenting duo. They are ...
    10/3/2015 - 6:48 am | View Website
  • 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 ...
    10/2/2015 - 3:10 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 ...
    10/2/2015 - 1:23 pm | View Website
  • History of The Paris Review
    History. Founded in Paris by Harold L. Humes, Peter Matthiessen, and George Plimpton in 1953, The Paris Review began with a simple editorial mission: “Dear reader ...
    10/2/2015 - 10:31 am | View Website
  • David Hume (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
    Generally regarded as one of the most important philosophers to write in English, David Hume was also well known in his own time as an historian and essayist.
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