Talking Cock: A Celebration of Man and His Manhood

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Da Capo Press, Incorporated, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 274 pages
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The self-proclaimed foremost authority on the penis, Richard Herring decided to stand up for the humble willy, worshipped in ancient times, now consigned to a standing joke. Talking Cock combines answers to questions about sexuality, circumcision, and strange behavior with a deeply researched history, poignant true-life confessions, and insights from the hilarious to the downright obscene.

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User Review  - Claire Jones - Goodreads

I found this book worryingly interesting. History, biology, sociology and psychology. Transcends the knob gag (but doesn't leave them out) and gives us an incredibly revealing insight into what men ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah Tipper - Goodreads

The cover instantly drew me to this book. It reminded me that for my GCSE English coursework I had written about ancient monuments, including the Cerne Abbas giant, which we'd visited on a school trip ... Read full review

About the author (2004)

Herring is director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies and codirector of the Wharton Financial Institutions Center at the University of Pennsylvania.

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