Historical Echoes of Sacco and Vanzetti at Pilgrim Hall in Plymouth, Mass.

My thanks to Pilgrim Hall, to all the folks who turned out for my ‘speak and read’ on “Suosso’s Lane” last night, and to director Donna Curtin who gave me a spot in the museum’s busy fall program schedule. Once … Continue reading →

I’ll Be Speaking on “Suosso’s Lane” in Norwell on Monday, Oct. 17

Do we learn from the past? Can we? Monday evening, Oct. 17, I’ll be speaking on “Suosso’s Lane” at The James Library and Center for the Arts, 24 West St., Norwell, Mass. The time is 7 p.m.; it’s free. With … Continue reading →

Robert Knox and “Suosso’s Lane” at Milton Library on Oct. 16

I will be bringing copies of “Suosso’s Lane” to the Milton Public Library on Sunday, Oct. 16, to take part in a new book program called “Fall Into Reading: Meet Local Authors.” The participating authors will have an opportunity to … Continue reading →

What Kind of Person Was Bartolomeo Vanzetti?

What kind of person was Bartolomeo Vanzetti? According to the people who knew him, he was kind, courteous (especially to women), loved children; he was a talker, a dreamer (“he should have been a poet,” a friend said), a bachelor … Continue reading →

Speaking at Quincy MA library on Tuesday, June 14

I have a close-to-home date to speak on “Suosso’s Lane” next week. Here’s the PR from the Crane Public Library in Quincy: Crime By the Book: Suosso’s Lane, a Modern Sacco-Vanzetti Tale “On Tuesday, June 14, at 7:00 p.m. novelist … Continue reading →

I’ll Be Speaking in Carver this Saturday, May 14

I’ll be speaking about “Suosso’s Lane,” a novel about the Sacco-Vanzetti case, and reading a few excerpts at the Carver Library, 2 Meadowbrook Way (Carver MA) on Saturday, May 14, at 1 p.m. in the large meeting room. Here’s the … Continue reading →

Novel Stirs Immigration Memories

Sixty-five people turned up for my Authors Series program in Kingston last week, certainly more than I anticipated. It was a great evening, though I botched the challenge of holding a microphone in one hand while speaking — especially while … Continue reading →