See also urban fantasy.

Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
Open City
Moonlight Mile (Kenzie & Gennaro,#6)
Have You Seen My Dragon?
Time and Again (Time, #1)
City of Bohane
Eat the City: A Tale of the Fishers, Foragers, Butchers, Farmers, Poultry Minders, Sugar Refiners, Cane Cutters, Beekeepers, Winemakers, and Brewers Who Built New York
Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time
The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination
If Mayors Ruled the World: Dysfunctional Nations, Rising Cities
Herman and Rosie
Midnight Riot (Peter Grant, #1)
The City and the City
The Death and Life of Great American Cities
Invisible Cities
Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier
London: The Biography
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
The Works: Anatomy of a City
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Moonlight Mile (Kenzie & Gennaro,#6)
City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles
The City and the City
The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
The Geography of Nowhere: The Rise and Decline of America's Man-Made Landscape
Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found
Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time
Detroit: An American Autopsy
The Orphan Conspiracies by James MorcanRewire by Ethan ZuckermanSmart Cities by Anthony M. TownsendBig Data by Viktor Mayer-SchönbergerThe Internet Police by Nate Anderson
Government and Technology
23 books — 7 voters
Detroit City Is the Place to Be by Mark BinelliWriting About Architecture by Alexandra LangeStraphanger by Taras GrescoeWalkable City by Jeff SpeckA History of Future Cities by Daniel Brook Book Club
18 books — 8 voters

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles DickensLes Miserables by Victor HugoBleak House by Charles DickensNorth and South by Elizabeth GaskellNocturne, Opus 1 by Norene Moskalski
Historical Cities of Western Europe
38 books — 12 voters
The Connected Company by Dave  GrayWhere Good Ideas Come From by Steven JohnsonEmergence by Steven JohnsonGive and Take by Adam M. GrantSupercooperators by M.A. Nowak
13 books — 3 voters

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz ZafónIn the Company of the Courtesan by Sarah DunantThe Midwife of Venice by Roberta RichNocturne, Opus 1 by Norene MoskalskiThe Course of Honor by Lindsey Davis
Historical Cities of Southern Europe
30 books — 15 voters
Elizabeth's London by Liza PicardDown and Out in Paris and London by George OrwellJerusalem by Simon Sebag MontefioreCity of Djinns by William DalrympleIstanbul by Orhan Pamuk
100 books — 13 voters

Jane Jacobs
[Public housing projects] are not lacking in natural leaders,' [Ellen Lurie, a social worker in East Harlem] says. 'They contain people with real ability, wonderful people many of them, but the typical sequence is that in the course of organization leaders have found each other, gotten all involved in each others' social lives, and have ended up talking to nobody but each other. They have not found their followers. Everything tends to degenerate into ineffective cliques, as a natural course. The...more
Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities

Elmore Leonard
There are cities that get by on their good looks, offer climate and scenery, views of mountains or oceans, rockbound or with palm trees; and there are cities like Detroit that have to work for a living, whose reason for being might be geographical but whose growth is based on industry, jobs. Detroit has its natural attractions: lakes all over the place, an abundance of trees and four distinct seasons for those who like variety in their weather, everything but hurricanes and earth-quakes. But it’...more
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Water for Urban Areas: Challenges and Perspectives (Juha I. Uitto & Asit K. Biswas, eds.)
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