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


    • March 31
    • Dark Tide
    • North Hill Community Read
      Needham, MA
      (This is a private event.)
    • October 14
    • American Treasures
    • Great Island Clubhouse
      Plymouth, MA
      (This is a private event.)
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Critical Acclaim

"In The Boston Italians, Stephen Puleo breaks new ground and dispels old myths about Italians who settled here." — Boston Globe
About the book

“Puleo has created an enlightening, significant, and commendable contribution to the annals of American history.” — ForeWord Reviews
About The Caning

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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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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. …