Yurts: Living in the Round
by Becky Kemery
Yurts: Living in the Round journeys from Central Asia to modern America and reveals the history, evolution, and contemporary benefits of yurt living. One of the oldest forms of indigenous shelter still in use today, yurts have exploded into the twenty-first century as a multi-faceted, thoroughly modern, utterly versatile, and immensely popular modern structure whose possib...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published October 11th 2006 by Gibbs Smith
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A very useful general overview of all kinds of yurts, how to buy or build them, and how to set up a household. It is a little too into the woo-woo spiritual aspects of living in a round structure for my tastes, but that doesn't detract from it's utility so I don't really care.
This is a great primer about everything you could want to know about 'living in the round'. The book is not exhaustive about details on construction, utilities, maintenance, etc, but it gives you a nice overview if you're contemplating buying a yurt. It's also just a very enjoyable read during those times that you feel compelled to sit back and daydream about getting away from it all...