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


    • September 14
    • Dark Tide
    • Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School
      Summer reading program appearance
      (This is a private event)
    • September 25
    • The Boston Italians
    • Overlook Clubhouse
      Great Island
      Plymouth MA
      7:00 p.m.
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Critical Acclaim

" 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

“[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

<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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A year-end thank you

As we enter Christmas week, there is no better time to pause, count our blessings, and give thanks. I recently did so in my “author e-blast,” which I will also …

The Dunlap Broadside

After Congress approved the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, delegates ordered it printed that night. At this point, no one had signed the document — the only names …

Happy July 2!

One of the great misconceptions in American history relates to the July 4 holiday. The actual vote for independence by the Continental Congress came on July 2. Delegates began debating …