By Tim on December 27, 2021
On the List December is the time for year-end book lists and some of them included Klondikers: • The Globe 100, the Globe and Mail’s list of “The books we loved in 2021”: “Falconer tells the riveting tale of a bunch of guys who travelled from the Yukon to Ottawa because they just wanted to play hockey. The frozen continent […]
By Tim on October 14, 2021
Watch the virtual launch of Klondikers The virtual launch of Klondikers: Dawson City’s Stanley Cup Challenge and How a Nation Fell in Love with Hockey featured Tim Falconer and Ian Brown in conversation. You can watch it here:
By Tim on October 6, 2021
A reading of the Prologue from Klondikers Get a sense of Klondikers: Dawson City’s Stanley Cup Challenge and How a Nation Fell in Love with Hockey with this video of me reading the Prologue.
By Tim on September 14, 2021
To be honest, launching a book on Zoom wouldn’t be my first choice. I’d love to throw a big bash in a bar. But on the positive side, people from all over will be able to join me in celebrating Klondikers. For more information, here’s a Facebook event page. And here’s the Zoom link for […]
By Tim on September 11, 2021
A Klondikers pic a day Klondikers: Dawson City’s Stanley Cup Challenge and How a Nation Fell in Love with Hockey includes no photographs so I am posting a pic a day on Facebook, Twitter (@timfalconer) and Instagram (@thetimoji) to introduce some of the characters, places and events in the book.
By Tim on August 13, 2021
Puck Possession Archives Catch up on past editions of the Puck Possession newsletter: Hoodoo Voodoo (12/21/2021) Frank McGee Was the Original Superstar, but Hockey Had Many Early Stars (11/18/2021) Comparing “One-Eyed” Frank McGee (10/16.2021) Special Edition: Virtual Launch Invitation (10/04/2021) Hockey’s Complicated Villain (09/15/2021) Blame the Ref (08/13/2021) P.D. Ross and the Stanley Cup (07/19/2021) […]
By Tim on August 8, 2021
Advanced Praise (aka Blurbs) I feel extremely fortunate to have received these two flattering blurbs for Klondikers. Here’s one from The Athletic’s James Mirtle: • “Meticulously researched and endlessly fascinating, Klondikers offers a remarkable portrait of the often-overlooked story of hockey’s beginnings in Canada’s North. Falconer has done it again.” And here’s another from The […]
By Tim on February 14, 2021
Puck Possession newsletter Since my next book — Klondikers: Dawson City’s Stanley Cup Challenge and How a Nation Fell in Love with Hockey — will be out in October, I’ve started a newsletter. Called Puck Possession, it’s about the roots of our love for hockey. Delivered to your mailbox roughly once a month. Please sign […]