Arts & Culture

Stephen Puleo Previews His New Book, “A City So Grand”

CitySoGrandPuleoStephen Puleo, author of Dark Tide and Boston Italians, has started previewing his upcoming fourth book called A City So Grand, the Rise of an American Metropolis, Boston 1850-1900.

“As the title indicates, the book looks at Boston’s transformation during the second half of the nineteenth century, from a “large town” to a world-class city – basically, a journey that begins with the great abolitionist movement in the 1850s and ends with the opening of America’s first subway in 1897. “

The book will hit bookstores in mid-April. More information can be found at