(see also US: Los Angeles, & California Politics)
Planet of Slums. New Left Review 27 (5-6/04).
The Truth Squad of History. Robert A. Jones, LA Times (1/10/99). Thoughtful discussion of Davis' contribution to ongoing public discussion of what LA is all about.
Jeremiah Among the Palms [interview]. Lewis MacAdams, LA Weekly (11/26/98).
Monsters & Messiahs. Grand Street 61 (1997).
When the Rivers Ran Dry...The Drought Next Time. LA Weekly (9/20/96).
Kajima's Throne of Blood. Nation (2/12/96). World's second-largest construction firm builds giant hotel in LA.
Let Malibu Burn: A Political History of the Fire Coast. LA Weekly (1996).
House of Cards. Las Vegas: Too Many People in the Wrong Place, Celebrating Waste as a Way of Life. Sierra Magazine (11-12/95).
Runaway Train Crushes Buses. Nation (9/18/95).
Dark Raptures: A Consumer's Guide to the Destruction of Los Angeles. Grand Street 59 (1995).
Hell Factories in the Field: A Prison-Industrial Complex. Nation (2/20/95).
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Davis, Mike. "The sky falls on Compton," Nation (9/19/94).
__________. "Hell factories in the field: a prison-industrial complex," Nation (2/20/95).
Jones, Robert A. "The truth squad of history," LA Times (1/10/99)
Weiner, Jon. "LA story: backlash of the boosters," Nation (2/22/99). Lucid defense of Davis against his vociferous detractors.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Davis, Mike. Prisoners of the American Dream: Politics & Economy in the History of the US Working Class  (London: Verso, 1999).
__________ & Michael Sprinker (eds.) Reshaping the US Left: Popular Struggles in the 1980s (NY: Verso, 1988).
__________. City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles (NY: Verso, 1990).
__________ (ed.) Fire in the Hearth: The Radical Politics of Place in America (NY: Verso, 1990).
__________. Beyond Blade Runner: Urban Control, the Ecology of Fear (Westfield NJ: Open Media, 1992).
__________. LA Was Just the Beginning: Urban Revolt in the US. A Thousand Points of Light (Westfield NJ: Open Media, 1992).
__________. Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles & the Imagination of Disaster (NY: Metropolitan, 1998).
__________. Magical Urbanism: Latinos Reinvent the US City (NY: Verso, 2000).
__________. Late Victorian Holocausts: El Niño Famines & the Making of the Third World (NY: Verso, 2001).
__________. Dead Cities:& Other Tales (NY: New Press, 2002). Review essay by Jane Holtz Kay in Nation (1/6/03).
Rothman, Hal K. & Mike Davis (eds.) The Grit Beneath the Glitter: Tales from the Real Las Vegas (Berkeley: U. California, 2002).