Archive for September, 2010

Dark Tide honored by Boston readers reports: “The Rabb Lecture Hall at the Boston Public Library was filled and there was an overflow crowd outside last night to hear local author Stephen Puleo and Boston Globe books editor Nicole Lamy discuss Puleo’s book, Dark Tide.  The audience of roughly 300 peppered Puleo with questions about his research, his writing, and details about the great molasses flood of 1919 that leveled huge portions of the North End.”

In the summer of 2010, conducted a poll to choose a book for a citywide reading program. More than 8,000 people voted, and Dark Tide was the winner, adding Boston to the list of communities that have selected Dark Tide for a reading program.  Read more from

Steve chats with readers and “VB” on Fox News

In support of Dark Tide‘s “One Book, One City” win in September 2010, Steve participated in an online chat at and was interviewed by Fox Morning News. Watch the video.