• March 6, 2007

    Pride, Perseverance, and Paesani

    I want to say a few words about my third book, The Boston Italians, which was published by Beacon Press in April 2007 (By the way, the book is subtitled: A Story […]

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  • February 6, 2007

    Due To Enemy Action in paperback?

    Many readers have asked whether Due to Enemy Action will be out in paperback. We continue to discuss this possibility with the hardcover publisher and we hope to have a resolution soon. […]

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  • January 6, 2007

    Moving stories from readers

    I continue to be amazed at the number of e-mails and letters I receive from Italian-Americans across the country who have read The Boston Italians and shared their family stories with me. […]

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  • March 6, 2005

    The making of Dark Tide

    At virtually every Dark Tide presentation I give, audience members seem genuinely interested in the source material I used to research the book. If you’re reading this column, I’ll assume you’re interested, […]

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  • January 6, 2005

    Due to Enemy Action excerpted in The Greatest Submarine Stories Ever Told

    I’m very pleased that my second book, Due to Enemy Action, has been excerpted in an anthology entitled The Greatest Submarine Stories Ever Told, edited by Lamar Underwood. The book is subtitled, Dive! […]

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