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
    Shortly after finishing "A Man and His Mountain," Edward Humes's biography of Kendall-Jackson winery founder Jess Stonestreet Jackson, I went to my local grocery store and, for $12.99, purchased a bottle of the winery's signature product, the Vintner's ...
    10/24/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Freshmen introduced to ‘Garbology’ at convocation and encouraged to eliminate waste
    The annual Freshmen Convocation welcomed the largest class in CSUN history to the lawn of Oviatt Library Thursday evening to learn about the importance of “Garbology”, a book written by Edward Humes ... makes us want to work harder as freshmen ...
    09/13/2013 - 5:21 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
  • Following Garbage's Long Journey Around The Earth
    And most landfill trash is made up of containers and packaging — almost all of which should be recycled, says Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Edward Humes, "It's instant trash ... The perverse economies of it work because of the nature of our consumer ...
    04/26/2012 - 3:36 am | View Link
  • Book Review: Garbology by Edward Humes
    Just in time for the 42nd annual Earth Day, author Edward Humes has published Garbology ... 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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    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.
    05/24/2015 - 8:06 am | View Website
  • No Matter How Loud I Shout A Year in the Life of Juvenile ...
    Edward Humes vents his frustrations about the juvenile justice system in No Matter How Loud I Shout. As a counselor and teacher of juvenile delinquents in LA County ...
    05/24/2015 - 6:18 am | View Website
  • Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash by Edward ...
    Currently Viewing... Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash (eBook) Pub. Date: 4/19/2012 Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
    05/23/2015 - 10:26 pm | 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 ...
    05/23/2015 - 9:36 pm | View Website
  • 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 ...
    05/23/2015 - 3:38 pm | View Website
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