"One Thousand Mustaches is the greatest book ever written about mustaches! It will make men, women, children and animals the world over want to grow their own. This book is the first step in a facial hair revolution!" Morgan Spurlock, filmmaker (Super Size Me; Mansome) and Mustached Know-It-All
"As beards sprout everywhere, the mustache has become the new beard for those who want to distinguish themselves from the masses. One Thousand Mustaches is a fun romp through the history and meaning of the ’stache in all its furry forms." Phil Olsen, World Beard & Moustache Championships
"A lighthearted cultural history of the 'stache and its many incarnations through the ages." The Advocate
"A veritably funny look at mustaches, their bravado, and their irony." New York Press
About the Author
Allan Peterkin: Allan Peterkin is a psychiatrist and writer living and teaching in Toronto. He is the author of One Thousand Beards: A Cultural History of Facial Hair and co-author (with Nick Burns) of The Bearded Gentleman: The Style Guide To Shaving Face, which has led to his becoming (if somewhat reluctantly) a noted pogonologist. He has been interviewed by newspapers worldwide and has appeared in Esquire, Men’s Fitness, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The New York Times, The New Yorker and Sports Illustrated.