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.

  • ‘Door to Door,’ by Edward Humes
    Back then, notes Edward Humes in “Door to Door: The Magnificent ... And if I’d done it, we would not have the important and assiduously researched work that we have here. The system by which we move our goods and ourselves is badly broken.
    04/22/2016 - 6:45 am | View Link
  • Door to Door by Edward Humes: we deliver a book review
    The subtitle of Humes’ new book Door to Door is The magnificent, maddening, mysterious world of transportation. It was previously mentioned on TreeHugger in the context of a short excerpt about the role of the car, but that is only one very small part of ...
    04/20/2016 - 8:49 am | View Link
    Amen. My deepest sympathies ” » Rachel Humes on March 16, 2016 “We are very sorry for your loss, May God give you comfort in this time of sorrow. Our deepest sympathies.”
    03/15/2016 - 5:24 pm | View Link
  • '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 ... it's a peerage of hard work, of walking the walk. Meanwhile, examples ...
    05/10/2014 - 6:02 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.
    04/29/2012 - 6:51 pm | View Link
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  • Jedward
    In 2008 John and Edward formed the duo, entitled Jedward and, in 2009 auditioned in Glasgow as a group for the sixth series of The X Factor, under the name John & Edward.
    06/25/2016 - 9:53 am | View Website
  • David Hume
    David Hume (/ ˈ h juː m /; 7 May 1711 NS (26 April 1711 OS) – 25 August 1776) or David Home (birth name) was a Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and ...
    06/25/2016 - 9:03 am | View Website
  • Bahamas Adventist
    D R. SHENEETA JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP. A native of Nassau, Bahamas, Dr. Shaneeta M. Johnson attended Bahamas Academy and then graduated from St. Andrews High School.
    06/24/2016 - 2:31 am | View Website
  • About
    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 ...
    06/23/2016 - 4:41 am | View Website
  • Door to Door
    Critical Praise “Like “Silent Spring” and “The Omnivore’s Dilemma,” “Door to Door” is a rallying point for culturewide change. Hume’s tireless ...
    06/22/2016 - 8:38 am | View Website
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