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


Critical Acclaim

"The Boston Italians is a thorough, readable and detailed recapitulation of the Italian experience in America and Boston." — Providence Journal
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“[The Caning is] a compulsively readable narrative which does honorable, evenhanded justice to all the players and issues of the era.” — Barnes & Noble
About the book

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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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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. …

My C-SPAN taping and a memorable D.C. visit

I was thrilled to visit Washington D.C. last week for a couple of reasons — first, to help chaperone the St. Jerome School (Weymouth, MA) 8th grade trip (my wife …