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


    • January 12
    • Voyage of Mercy
    • Lexington (MA) Historical Society Book Club
      (This is a private event.)
    • February 10
    • Voyage of Mercy
    • Zoom event
      Medford Public Library/Medford Historical Society and Museum
      7:00 p.m.
    • February 25
    • Voyage of Mercy
    • Zoom event
      Falmouth Historical Society and Museums on the Green
      Falmouth MA
      7:00 p.m.
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Critical Acclaim for
Voyage of Mercy

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Voyage of Mercy

Steve Puleo's seventh book, Voyage of Mercy, is the story of the Irish famine and the remarkable story of America's first humanitarian mission

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Coming in March 2020: Voyage of Mercy

I’ve been pleased with the enthusiastic response to my announcement in 2019 of my upcoming book, Voyage of Mercy: The USS Jamestown, the Irish Famine, and the Remarkable Story of […]

Winding down a great speaking season

I’m winding down a very busy and enjoyable Fall speaking season, with just a couple of events remaining before the close of 2019. By year’s end, I’ll have made 580 […]

A very special “Top 10” event in Boston’s North End

I was honored to be the guest speaker at the 10th anniversary commemoration of Boston’s North End Historical Society (NEHS), whose Founder and President Alex Goldfield asked me to discuss […]