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
    • October 1
    • A City So Grand
    • A discussion of Back Bay and the book
      Church of the Covenant
      67 Newbury Street
      Boston MA
      Time TBD
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Critical Acclaim

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

“[The Caning has] no clichés to mar its confident prose and irresistible readability.” — National Review
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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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 …

Remembering the start of my author journey

Once again, I want to offer my thanks. First, my gratitude to Boston’s South Shore readers for vaulting The Boston Italians to number 4 on today’s Patriot Ledger bestseller list. …