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


    • September 15
    • American Treasures
    • Nantasket Beach Lecture Series
      Nantasket Beach Resort
      Nantasket Ballroom
      Hull MA
      7:00 p.m.
    • September 22
    • Dark Tide
    • Southborough Library
      25 Main Street
      Southborough MA
      7:00 p.m
    • September 29
    • American Treasures
    • Andover Bookstore
      89r Main Street
      Andover MA
      6:30 p.m.
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Critical Acclaim

American Treasures is a rich and resonant narrative history, surging with character and incident.” — William Martin, New York Times bestselling author
About the book

“Puleo’s account make these actors and their causes seem positively Shakespearean.” — Barnes & Noble
About The Caning

Coming this fall: <i>American Treasures</i>

Coming this fall: American Treasures

Steve Puleo’s sixth book, American Treasures: The Secret Efforts to Save the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Gettysburg Address, will be published by St. Martin’s Press on August 30, 2016. The book is written in a “braided narrative” format — the action alternates between the perilous WWII years and key moments throughout American history in which the documents are debated, created, threatened, rescued, preserved, and indelibly stamped upon the national psyche.

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An American Treasures update

I’ve been getting ready for the launch of my upcoming book, American Treasures  (St. Martin’s Press, August 30, 2016). Considering the subject matter, it seemed appropriate to write as we …

Boston Molasses Flood anniversary

Today is the 97th anniversary of the Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919, which I write about in my book, “Dark Tide.” If you haven’t read the book, I hope …

American Treasures — My sixth book!

So many readers have asked about my sixth book and have been remarkably patient as my publisher and I have worked out final details. I’m now thrilled to announce that American …