Books Edward Humes Books by Edward Humes Edward Humes has written books about: Nonfiction Science & Health Business & Economy Travel Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Edward Humes Author Interviews 'Door To Door' Reveals The Magnificent — And Maddening — Story of Traffic Fresh Air April 13, 2016 Edward Humes describes his new book as a "transportation detective story" that chronicles the hidden characters, locations and machinery driving our same-day-delivery, traffic-packed world. 'Door To Door' Reveals The Magnificent — And Maddening — Story of Traffic Listen · 19:31 19:31 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/474075142/474107233" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books Following Garbage's Long Journey Around The Earth Fresh Air April 26, 2012 Americans generate more trash than anyone else on the planet: more than 7 pounds per person each day. Journalist Edward Humes explores how that happened in his new book Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash. Following Garbage's Long Journey Around The Earth Listen · 31:31 31:31 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/150735732/151369200" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Opinion The Ranch At The End Of The World March 24, 2009 Congress can pass all the weak environmental legislation it wants. But the real battle is taking place 3,000 miles away in California. The owners of Tejon Ranch, home to all manner of endangered wildlife, want to convert the land into a city of 75,000. Commentator Edward Humes thinks this would be a great time to put some muscle behind that legislation.