Recycled computer motherboards for sale at a roadside stall in the Tianhe district of Guangzhou, Guangdong province. PHOTOGRAPHER: BRENT LEWIN/BLOOMBERG

It’s an odd sort of compliment to say a book is a load of rubbish, but Adam Minter’s terrific Junkyard Planet (...)

Junkyard Planet

Where there’s junk there’s brass is the message here from Minter as he travels through the global trash trade. The journalist author also happens to (...)