Posts Tagged ‘Literary Trash’

Oh snap!

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Elizabeth Kolbert digs into No Impact Man as only she can.

via unconsumption


Monday, August 10, 2009

Your burning questions about sanitation and human waste can be put to rest this week over at City Room by journalist Rose George, author of The Big Necessity: The Unmentionable World of Human Waste and Why it Matters.

Paperback/US edition

Paperback/US edition

Note the alternate subtitle in the alternating photos on her website. I wonder if the switch was hardcover/paperback change or a UK/US switch and if the latter, what that says about the way Britons versus Americans view poo.

Hardcover/UK edition

Hardcover/UK edition

What began as “adventures” became “unmentionable.”

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