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Urban Fiction

Description: Recommend good fiction that has a prominent city setting. See also lists for specific cities (Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, etc.).

Members: 6 participating members (show all)

All members' listSort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
8,658 members, 371 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: crookedcat (1), ahef1963 (8)

2
20,963 members, 480 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1), ahef1963 (12)

3
7,520 members, 200 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), aulsmith (13)

Explanations:

aulsmith (13): New York City - historical

4
27,216 members, 358 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (3), ahef1963 (6)

Explanations:

aulsmith (3): London and Paris - historical

5
11,723 members, 342 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: crookedcat (2), ahef1963 (17)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (17): Gaborone, Botswana, 1990s.

6
4,054 members, 79 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (4), ahef1963 (7)

Explanations:

aulsmith (4): San Francisco - 1970s

7
12,506 members, 249 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4), aulsmith (9)

Explanations:

aulsmith (9): Edinburgh - 19th century

8
3,062 members, 91 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), aulsmith (28)

Explanations:

aulsmith (28): London - ca. 1930

9
16,032 members, 341 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), aulsmith (18)

Explanations:

aulsmith (18): New York City - speculative

10
2,857 members, 102 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (9), aulsmith (23)

Explanations:

aulsmith (23): Edinburgh - 1980s?

11
1,451 members, 28 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (1)

Explanations:

aulsmith (1): New York City - speculative

12
7 members, 2 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: exvano (1)

13
12,290 members, 150 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (2)

Explanations:

aulsmith (2): New York City - 20th century

14
1,102 members, 64 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2)

Explanations:

hipdeep (2): Phoenix - near future

15
17,359 members, 382 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (3)

Explanations:

hipdeep (3): New Orleans

16
3,033 members, 147 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: crookedcat (3)

17
1,837 members, 74 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (4)

Explanations:

hipdeep (4): Washington, DC - speculative fiction

18
56,780 members, 909 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5)

19
2,780 members, 62 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (5)

Explanations:

aulsmith (5): A highly speculative view of Delany's life in New York City in the 1960s and 70s

20
240 members, 3 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5)

Explanations:

hipdeep (5): Washington, DC

21
7,372 members, 152 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (6)

Explanations:

hipdeep (6): Johannesburg - 1940/

22
3,924 members, 67 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (6)

Explanations:

aulsmith (6): New York City - 20th century

23
2,050 members, 27 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (7)

Explanations:

aulsmith (7): New York City - 20th century

24
275 members, 2 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (7)

Explanations:

hipdeep (7): Baltimore

25
2,496 members, 38 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (8)

Explanations:

aulsmith (8): New York City - speculative

26
4,744 members, 278 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (10)

Explanations:

aulsmith (10): Nagasaki - historical

27
2,742 members, 59 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10)

28
3,848 members, 286 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (11)

Explanations:

aulsmith (11): Shanghai and San Francisco - historical

29
3,228 members, 85 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (11)

30
2,581 members, 44 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (12)

Explanations:

aulsmith (12): New York City - 1970s

31
7,777 members, 227 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13)

32
8,948 members, 586 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (14)

33
1,124 members, 21 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (14)

Explanations:

aulsmith (14): New York City - 1950s

34
1,021 members, 112 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (15)

35
737 members, 8 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (15)

Explanations:

aulsmith (15): New York City - 1970s

36
15,181 members, 168 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (16)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (16): Dublin, early 1900s.

37
1,383 members, 46 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (16)

Explanations:

aulsmith (16): Varanasi, India - speculative

38
4,690 members, 233 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (17)

Explanations:

aulsmith (17): Bangkok - speculative

39
10,539 members, 411 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (18)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (18): Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1950s.

40
8,124 members, 130 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (19)

41
542 members, 13 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (19)

Explanations:

aulsmith (19): New York City - speculative

42
7,653 members, 210 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (20)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (20): Mumbai, India, 1970s - 1980s.

43
415 members, 20 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (20)

Explanations:

aulsmith (20): San Francisco - speculative

44
5,470 members, 197 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (21)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (21): 19th century Manchester

45
1,188 members, 40 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (21)

Explanations:

aulsmith (21): Washington, DC

46
3,875 members, 142 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (22)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (22): World War II London

47
1,305 members, 35 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (22)

Explanations:

aulsmith (22): Rome - historical fiction

48
3,448 members, 130 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (23)

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ahef1963 (23): Oslo, Norway, 2000s.

49
3,600 members, 59 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (24)

50
446 members, 15 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (24)

Explanations:

aulsmith (24): Los Angeles - historical speculative fiction

51
2,184 members, 47 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (25)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (25): Cairo, Egypt, circa the First World War.

52
147 members, 2 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (25)

Explanations:

aulsmith (25): New Orleans - 1970s

53
2,468 members, 125 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (26)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (26): Reykjavik, Iceland, 1990s.

54
775 members, 31 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (26)

Explanations:

aulsmith (26): New Orleans - historical fiction

55
2,012 members, 70 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (27)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (27): 19th century Moscow.

56
210 members, 7 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (27)

Explanations:

aulsmith (27): Washington, DC - 1050s

57
1,998 members, 109 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (28)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (28): Beijing, 1990s.

58
2,577 members, 144 reviews
3.34 stars (3.34 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (29)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (29): Sydney, Australia, 1990s.

59
997 members, 27 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (29)

Explanations:

aulsmith (29): New York City - 20th century

60
1,635 members, 24 reviews
3.32 stars (3.32 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (30)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (30): Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1980s.

61
1,222 members, 27 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (31)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (31): San Francisco, 1980s.

62
1,166 members, 196 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (32)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (32): Tokyo, 1990s.

63
460 members, 46 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (33)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (33): Lagos, Nigeria, present-day.

64
309 members, 9 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (34)

Explanations:

ahef1963 (34): Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, 1913-1914.

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Started by: sturlington (May 2014)

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