Mike Davis is the author of several books including City of Quartz, Ecology of Fear, Late Victorian Holocausts, Planet of Slums, and Magical Urbanism. He was recently awarded a MacArthur Fellowship. He lives in Papa'aloa, Hawaii.
Mike Davis (born 1946) is an American Marxist writer, political activist, urban theorist, and historian. He is best known for his investigations of power and social class in his native Southern California.