Posts Tagged: Ben Schrank

Notable NYC: 6/7–6/13

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Saturday 6/7: Michael Flatt, Rachael Katz, and Morgan Parker read poetry. Mellow Pages, 8 p.m., free.

Sunday 6/8: Miranda Mellis, Jaime Clarke, and Andrea Lawlor join the Sunday Night Fiction series. Clarke’s Vernon Downs (April 2014) is the story of an obsessive fan pursuing a famous writer modeled on Bret Easton Ellis.

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Love Is a Canoe

“Love Is a Canoe,” by Ben Schrank

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“Love and marriage,” says the song, “go together like a horse and carriage.”

Or do they?

In his latest novel, Love Is a Canoe, Ben Schrank casts a critical eye at this age-old assumption. Love’s quick current can carry a couple into marriage, but is it possible for two people to keep their romance and passion afloat over the long course of a shared life?

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