Mongolia Top 10s

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Top Mongolian Books in English

Recommended Books about Mongolia in English

A multitude of excellent Mongolia travel guides are available to help you research places you may visit on your Mongolia Tour. In addition, numerous travelogues have been written in recent years that provide accounts of other people’s experiences in Mongolia. Below is a small bibliography of suggested recommendations for books that are great reads for anyone interested in traveling to Mongolia.

Top 6

#1. Genghis Khan and the Quest for God

A landmark biography by the New York Times bestselling author of Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World that reveals how Genghis harnessed the power of religion to rule the largest empire the world has ever known…

#2. The Secret History of the Mongol Queens

How the Daughters of Genghis Khan Rescued His Empire?
The Mongol queens of the thirteenth century ruled the largest empire the world has ever known.

#3. Hearing Birds Fly

A Nomadic Year in Mongolia by journalist Louisa Waugh. This is the story of the year she spent there, living and working with the people who have made a home in the stark but beautiful landscape.

#4. On the Trail of Genghis Khan

An Epic Journey Through the Land of the Nomads. The relationship between man and horse on the Eurasian steppe gave rise to a succession of rich nomadic cultures…

#5. Moving with the Seasons

This stunning book by Liza F. Carter is a unique portrait of a Mongolian nomadic family. Filled with photographs and information on daily life, Moving with the Seasons

#6. Lonely Planet Mongolia

Lonely Planet’s Mongolia Travel Guide is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you…