Books in this genre are set in or about Johannesburg.

Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
Random Violence (Jade de Jong, #1)
The Pickup
Cry, the Beloved Country
Stolen Lives (Jade de Jong, #2)
Class in Soweto
Emerging Johannesburg: Perspectives on the Postapartheid City
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How Cities Learn: Trac...
Astrid Wood
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Solitary In Johannesburg
Quentin Jacobsen
Slumming It
Occasion for Loving
The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden
Joburg Noir
After the Rain (Destination Love, #4)

Ancient Ninevah and Babylon have been revived. Johannesburg is their twentieth century prototype. It is a city of unbridled squander and unfathomable squalor. Living is more costly than one's wildest dreams. All the necessities of life are impudently dear. ...more
Ambrose Pratt, The Real South Africa

Harry Kalmer
Why are you always filming people?” “I’m busy documenting a thousand stories about Johannesburg.” “Oral histories?” “No, stories. People don’t always speak the truth.
Harry Kalmer, 'n Duisend stories oor Johannesburg: 'n stadsroman

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