Award-winning Stephen Puleo is the author of The Caning,
A City So Grand, The Boston Italians, Due to Enemy Action, and Dark Tide.


    • May 1
    • The Caning
    • Falmouth Museum on The Green
      Education Center
      55 Palmer Avenue
      Falmouth MA
      7:00 p.m.
    • May 5
    • The Caning
    • Real Estate Bar Association (REBA) of Massachusetts
      Spring Conference
      Luncheon Keynote Speaker
      Norwood MA
      (This is a private event.)
    • May 21
    • A City So Grand
    • Pembroke Public Library
      142 Center Street
      Pembroke MA
      7:00 p.m.
      Part of Community-wide read program
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Critical Acclaim

“Giving a human face to tragedy is part of the brilliance of Dark TideBoston Sunday Globe
About the book

" A City So Grand is a book so grand. It’s been quite a while since I’ve read anything — fiction or non-fiction — so enthralling. My only complaint is that it ended." — Dennis Lehane
About the book

<i>The Caning</i>

The Caning

The Caning depicts a turning point in American history: the beating of U.S. Senator Charles Sumner and the beginning of the war over slavery.

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