She authored (with foreword by Ellen Willis), Daring to Be Bad: Radical Feminism in America 1967-1975.; Scars of Sweet Paradise: The Life and Times of Janis Joplin; Shaky Ground: The Sixties and Its Aftershocks; and Hot Stuff: Disco and the Remaking of American Culture. Her book Shortfall: Family Secrets, Financial Collapse, and a Hidden History of American Banking is scheduled to be published in October 2017.
She also wrote a chapter on The Women's Liberation Movement in William McConnell's book The Counterculture Movement of the 1960s.
- Daring to Be Bad: Radical Feminism in America 1967-1975
- Shaky Ground: The Sixties and its Aftershocks (2002)
- Scars of Sweet Paradise: The Life and Times of Janis Joplin (1999)
- Hot Stuff: Disco and the Remaking of American Culture (2009)
- Charles, Ron (March 8, 2009). "On Campus, Vampires Are Besting the Beats". Washington Post. Retrieved February 23, 2010.
- "Alice Echols [USC Faculty profile]". University of Southern California. Retrieved March 17, 2013. Retrieved March 17, 2013
- "The '80s are back with 'Transformers'". MSNBC. June 29, 2007. Retrieved February 23, 2010.
- "Lit up by her own blowtorch". Irish Times. March 25, 2000. Retrieved February 23, 2010.
- Gavin, James (April 1, 2010). "Dance Dance Revolution". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. Retrieved March 19, 2017.
- "Shortfall". Google Books. Retrieved March 19, 2017.
- "Dissecting rock 'n' roll's first female superstar". CNN. May 24, 1999. Archived from the original on 16 February 2010. Retrieved February 23, 2010.
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